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Stephen Archie "Steve" Prudden

September 12, 1939 January 8, 2016
Stephen Archie "Steve" Prudden
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Stephen Archie "Steve" Prudden , 76, of De Soto, KS passed away Jan. 8, 2016. Funeral services will be held on January 12, 2016 at 10:00AM at the De Soto Baptist Church, 8655 Church St., De Soto, KS. Visitation is on January 11, 2016 from 6-8:00PM at the church. Burial in De Soto Cemetery, De Soto KS. In Lieu of flowers, donations to American Diabetes Assoc., 0580 Barkley #400 Overland Park, KS 66212 or De Soto Baptist Church, Box E De Soto, KS 66018. Steve was born September 12, 1939 in Troy, KS. He graduated from Osbourne High School in 1957 and he served his country in the Army from 1963-1965. He married Charlene Rowland on November 23, 1960. They have been married over 55 years and have two sons, Stephen Mitchel and Troy Darren. They moved their family to De Soto from Overland Park in 1969 to open Steve's Meat Market. He enjoyed singing and belonging to The Old Time Fiddlers in De Soto. He sang in surrounding communities doing many weddings, funerals and church services. Steve was a active member of the Shriners. He was a Deacon of New Hope Baptist Church in KCKS and a current member of De Soto Baptist Church. He was the Mayor of De Soto for 4 years, a member of the Lion's Club and Rotary Club. He is preceded in death by: parents Stephen A. and Nancy Mae Prudden; son Troy Darren Prudden and sisters Sharon Mahan and Wuanita Harter. Survivors include: wife Charlene (Rowland) of the home; son Stephen Mitchel (Pam) Prudden of Eudora, KS; grandson Stephen Mitchel (Jennifer) Prudden Jr. and granddaughter Sarah Nicole Prudden both of De Soto, KS; sisters Edith Stagner, Kathy Daniels, Helen "Peggy" White and Lila Johnson and several nieces and nephews and other family members and friends. The family wishes to thank everyone for the prayers, texts, call and messages that they have received.


January 12, 2016


De Soto Baptist Church

8655 Church St


January 11, 2016


De Soto Baptist Church
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