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In memory of

Lloyd "Steve" Brooks

of Philip, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, May 27, 1992 near Rapid City at the age of 44

Lloyd Stephen Brooks, better known as "Steve" to his family and friends, was born October 28, 1947, at Pierre, South Dakota, to Lloyd and Alice (Watson) Brooks.

He grew up in the Philip area and graduated from Philip High School in 1966.

He served in the South Dakota National Guard unit located at Philip for six years prior to his discharge in April 1973.

Steve was united in marriage to Mary Staben on June 15, 1967, at Milesville, South Dakota.  To this union was born a daughter, Sundae, and a son, Lloyd Martin.  They made their home in Wall, South Dakota, where he was employed as a lineman for West River Electric Association.

Steve married Judy Beckwith at Philip and they made their home in New Underwood, South Dakota.

Steve was a civil service employee, first working for the Bureau of Reclamation and later transferring to Ellsworth Air Force Base where he worked as an electrician and presently as an assistant supervisor in the maintenance department at the base hospital.

Steve was baptized in the Methodist Church in Philip.  He was a member of the National Rifle Association, and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Grateful for having shared his life are his daughter, Sundae Brooks, of Rapid City; two step-daughters, Tammy and Twila Beckwith, both of Rapid City; one grandson, Robert Brooks, and one granddaughter, Lacey Beckwith, both of Rapid City; his parents, Lloyd and Alice Brooks of Philip; two brothers, Danny Brooks of Oregon, Wisconsin, and Michael Stephens of Longview, Washington; one sister, Karla (Mrs. Steve) Kroetch of Philip; several nieces and nephews; a special friend, Paula Knutson of Rapid City; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Lloyd Martin Brooks, in infancy; and his grandparents.

Saturday, May 30, 1992
2:00 p.m.
United Church
Philip, South Dakota

Reverend Donald Lagge

Pauline Olson - Organist
Peggy Eggers - Vocalist

Calvin Swift - Cliff Ramsey

Active Pallbearers
Chuck Bowen - Barry Knutson
Butch Romey - Bob Anderson
Kelly Blair - John Heltzel

Honorary Pallbearers
All relatives and friends in attendance

Masonic Cemetery
Philip, South Dakota

Saturday, May 30, 1992
2:00 p.m.
United Church in Philip