Estel B. Stroud, 98, formerly of Connersville, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Amber Manor Care Center, Petersburg, Indiana, where she had been a resident.

She was born August 1, 1922 in Connersville to Parke and Bertha Revalee Cooper.

On December 1, 1951, she married Burl E. Stroud in Indianapolis. He passed away in 2013. Mr. Stroud worked for many years at Duke Energy.

Estel was a devoted homemaker. Along with her husband, she enjoyed going out to dinner and going dancing. Together, they had an incredible vegetable garden. She also had a love for jewelry.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Burl E. Stroud; her parents; a sister, Freda Neal; and two brothers, Bernard Cooper and Forrest Cooper.

Friends and family are invited to attend a graveside service at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Dale Cemetery, Connersville, with Pastor Joe Ferreira officiating. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made anytime at