Vernon Aloysius Strotkamp, 81, of Burns, died Feb. 8, at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital, El Dorado.
Born Aug. 8, 1928, to Aloysius and Bertha (Weber) Strotkamp, he was a self-employed welder.
On Aug. 20, 1947, he married Bernice “Lea” in Houston County, Mo.
His parents, son Wayne, and daughter Linda Brooks preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice; three sons, Gary of Peabody, Donald of Haysville, and Johney of El Dorado; a brother, Glen of Burns; a sister, Shirley of Peabody; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Baker Funeral Home, Peabody, with the Rev. Lewis Kilder officiating.
Burial will be at Wonsevu Cemetery, rural Chase County.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wonsevu Cemetery.