Nathan Christ Vilhauer


July 19, 1925 - June 10, 2012




Nathan Christ Vilhauer was born July 19, 1925 at Tyndall to Christian and Magdalena (Bechtold) Vilhauer.  On July 28 1946 he married Minnie Marie Batterman at Tripp. They later moved to Parkston and were married sixty-five years.  They farmed the family homestead near Parkston, he also worked at the Parkston Produce for thirty-five years and was a truck driver for AMPI out of Freeman until retiring in 1991. Nathan was an avid wood worker, enjoyed making yard ornaments, being with family and going on bus tours.

He is survived by three sons: David Vilhauer and wife, Carol, Mitchell, Duane Vilhauer, Parkston, Dean Vilhauer, Sturgis; six grandchildren: Michelle Vilhauer, Sioux Falls, Jennifer Lees and husband, Steve, Jamestown, PA, Brandon Vilhauer and wife, Kristin, Mitchell, Cody Vilhauer and wife, Angie, Mitchell, Breanna McPherson and husband, Grahm, Sturgis, Tony Tigges, Sioux Falls; eleven great-grandchildren: Erica, Taryn, Dawson, Hunter, Brooke, Tucker, Tanner, Kennedy, Kalista, Paxton and Kale; one great-great-granddaughter, Madisyn; sister, Viola Padgalskas, Viejo, CA, sister-in-law, Marjo Vilhauer, Parkston and daughter-in-law, Candi Vilhauer.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Minnie, May 23, 2012, grandson, Michael Vilhauer and brother, Stanley.



None Scheduled


Saturday, June 16, 2012
10:30 AM
Friedens Reformed Church
Tripp, South Dakota


Parkston Protestant Cemetery
Parkston, South Dakota

entry posted by Val & Dawn Luckett on 06-19-2012
Brandon and Family
So sorry to hear about your Grandpa now..

Thoughts and Prayer
The Luckett's
Val, Dawn, Mace, Josh, Vance, Courtney, Dusty
entry posted by LeRoy and Mary Brandt, Avon, SD on 06-15-2012
We extend to you our sympathy on the death of your Dad and also so recently, your Mother. Your Dad was our milkman for many years and was the best one that we had! He was always punctual and so friendly. We really appreciated him. May God bless you as you adjust to life without your folks.
entry posted by Jennifer on 06-14-2012
Love and miss you, Grandpa!
entry posted by Linda Flolo on 06-14-2012
David, Duane and Dean,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
Love, Russ, Linda and Clay Flolo
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