Curtis Arlo Goldhammer


November 7, 1937 - August 26, 2015



Curtis Arlo Goldhammer was born in Delmont, S.D. November 7th, 1937 to Ray and Frieda (Neidan) Goldhammer.  He resided in Delmont until the age of 7 and lived in Mitchell the remainder of his life.  On November 14, 1959 he married Iona (Onie) Nolte in Sebeka MN.  Curtis worked at Wilson’s Motor, John Deere Implement, and retired from Tessier’s Inc. in 2002.  During retirement he enjoyed traveling with his wife and spent time helping his son run his tire and alignment shop in Mitchell.  Curtis loved music, entering his 57 Chevy in car shows and tinkering in the garage on his automobiles and motorized toys. 

He is survived by his wife Iona (Onie); four children:  Darla (Mark) Chytka, Alan (Angie) Goldhammer, Raelene (Brian) Milne, and LeAnn (Steve) Jendersee; eight grandchildren: Dustin (Lisa) Heida, Stacy (Nick) Pulver, Ashley Goldhammer, Jon Goldhammer, Derek Krcil, Cory Milne, Jordan Jendersee, McKenzie Jendersee; four great-grandchildren: Donavon Goldhammer, Carson Heida, Gwen Heida, Tristan Pulver; three siblings: Howard (Darlene) Goldhammer, Edie Goldhammer, Harv (Barb) Goldhammer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Norman and one sister, Doris (Cook), sisters-in-law:  Virginia Goldhammer, Ruth Goldhammer, brother-in-law, Willie Cook and nephews, Dean Goldhammer and Doug Goldhammer.




Memorials are preferred to be made to

Zion Lutheran Church in Mitchell in lieu of flowers.





Friday, August 28, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Zion Lutheran Church
620 East 3rd Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota


Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:30 AM
Zion Lutheran Church
620 East 3rd Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Bryan & Brenda Moore on August 29, 2015
Our sincere condolences to Al and family. Your dad was a very nice man and always had a smile and time to talk to us. Hope you find peace in his passing by keeping good memories in your hearts.
Posted by Sue and Myron Vander Heiden on August 28, 2015
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all of you. Curt was a wonderful guy with a great sense of humor. He will be missed by many.
Posted by Vickie Muilenburg on August 27, 2015
Onie, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May God hold you close and may you find comfort in the love and. support of family and friends. My deepest sympathy.
Posted by Debra & Ernie Hohn on August 27, 2015
Our deepest sympathies to the family.
Curtis was a great man!
And will be missed by many...
Posted by Sue and Cal Strand on August 27, 2015
So sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers!
Posted by Sheila Nolte on August 27, 2015
Heaven has received a wonderful, energetic, loving husband, father and grandfather! Rejoicing is
going on up there as they have welcomed Uncle Curt into heaven. We will all miss you here on earth but look forward to seeing you again when we all reunite. Please say hi to Grandpa, Grandma and Sherry for me. You are greatly loved by all your family and friends.
Posted by Laura and Jim Bounds on August 27, 2015
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
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