May 24, 1959 – Dec. 5, 2018
Betty Ann Stroud, 59, Rochester, passed away at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
She was born on May 24, 1959, in Rochester, the daughter of Butch Bilby and Donna K. (Perkins) Bilby Rans.
On Dec. 24, 1990, in Rochester, she married Thomas Stroud. He survives.
Betty had worked as a respiratory therapist at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, and was a devout member of the Old Crossroad Baptist Church, Gilead.
In her spare time, she enjoyed her rabbits, gardening, bowling, cooking and camping, but most of all, she cherished the time spent with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas Stroud, Rochester; children Micheal (Dawn) Trigg, Macy, and Jason Trigg, Rochester; stepchildren Sandra Stroud, Osgood, Tracy Stroud, Dallas, Texas, Christian Stroud, Dillsboro, Patrick Stroud, Vevay, and Mathew (Shannon) Stroud, Moores Hill; 24 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers and sisters Scott (Sheryl) Bilby, Akron, Paula Moore, Rochester, Patrick (Brandy) Bilby, Rochester, Jon (LaDonna) Mitchell, Rochester, George Rans, Plymouth, Chuck Rans, El Paso, Texas, Beth Pinder, Rochester, Jim (Melanie) Rans Jr., Grove City, Ohio, Cathy (Trent) Slavens, Rossville, Kimmie (Jamie) Green, Rochester, and Kari Hewes, Fort Wayne; and several nieces and nephews who lovingly called her “Aunt Ducky.”
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Danny Rans; and stepson Chris Trigg.
Her funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with Pastor Thad Stewart officiating. Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Fulton Cemetery, Fulton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Crossroad Baptist Church. Online condolences may be expressed at