Funeral services for Lloyd J. Goldstedt, age 82, of Chadron, NE will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at St. Patrick's Church in Chadron, NE with Father Todd Philipsen officiating.
Burial with Military Honors will be at Calvary Cemetery in Chadron, NE.
A visitation will be at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 3, 2017at St. Patrick's Church.
A memorial has been established for the Colorado Hands and Voices. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Lloyd passed away on April 29, 2017 at Crestview Care Center in Chadron, NE. He was a longtime teacher and school administrator in and around Alliance and on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. He also worked at the Safeway grocery store in Alliance and as an umpire for youth and adult baseball. Lloyd retired to Chadron in 1981.
Lloyd was born July 2, 1934 to John and Elizabeth (Burgin) Goldstedt of Hyannis, NE. He married Donna Luella Manion on June 2, 1956 in Alliance, NE. He was a graduate of Hyannis High School and Chadron State College. Lloyd was an avid hunter, fisherman, and woodworker; he also hosted many 4th of July block parties in Chadron.
Many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews enjoyed playing with the wooden trains and cars he crafted. Lloyd and Donna loved to travel and saw over 40 countries together.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Donna and daughter Sandra Joan Young.
He is survived by son John Goldstedt of Hemingford, NE; grandchildren Matt (Brandi) Young of Sioux City, IA, Jon (Holly) Young of Newport, NE, Amber Duffy of Loveland, CO, Sabrina (Dustin) Johannes of North Carolina, Tami (Kyle) Carter of Alliance, NE, and Shane Goldstedt, currently stationed with the U.S. Air Force in California; and great-grandchildren McKayla, Ryan and Sandra Hixon, LJ and Traber Young, Jake and Reagan Duffy, Kyra and Darren Johannes, Preston Goldstedt and Ryder Carter.
Chamberlain Chapel is in charge of arrangements for Lloyd J. Goldstedt.