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.