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Walter Andrew TRAUTMAN

Dell Rapids Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Beryl D. 1915 - Jan. 15, 1981

Birth: Nov. 21, 1911
Death: Mar. 27, 2006

Sioux Falls ~ Walter A. Trautman, 94, died Monday, March 27, 2006 at Sioux Valley Hospice Cottage.

Service will be 11:00 AM Thursday, March 30, 2006 at East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls with interment at the Dell Rapids Cemetery.

Walter Andrew Trautman, son of John E. and Anna (Feske) Trautman, was born November 21, 1911, at Verdi, MN. He attended country school near Verdi, Mn and graduated from Lake Benton High School in 1933. He farmed in the Lake Benton area for several years. He moved to Sioux Falls in 1946. He began working for John Morrell & Co.

Walter was united in marriage with Beryl D. Miller on September 11, 1948 at Sioux Falls, SD. They settled in Sioux Falls where he continued working with John Morrell & Co. where he worked for 29 years retiring in 1975. Beryl died on January 15, 1981.

Walter was united in marriage with Beulah C. (Johnson) Goos on July 28, 1982 at Luverne, MN.

He was a member of East Side Lutheran Church, Moose Lodge, and a former member of the United Commercial Workers Union Local 304A. Walter enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and fishing.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Beulah Trautman, Sioux Falls, SD; a son, Daniel Trautman and his wife, Theresa, Omaha, NE; a daughter, Grace Ann Farrand and her husband, Harold, Billings, MT; three step-children, Mary Lou Kott, Sioux Falls, SD, Robert Goos and his wife, Lavonne, Sioux Falls, SD, and Lee Goos and his wife, Terry, Sioux Falls, SD; three grandchildren, Dale Farrand and his wife, Kristen, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, Jeff Trautman and his wife, Marisa, Omaha, NE, and Danyelle Lear and her husband, Jason, Council Bluffs, IA; 9 great-grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren; and 2 step-great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Lydia Johnson, Tyler, MN; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife, Beryl, Walter was also preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Emil and Gustav; and 1 sister, Hilda Johnson.

Contributed on 5/2/09 by dellsfig68
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Submitted: 5/2/09 • Approved: 5/4/09 • Last Updated: 8/14/15 • R8723-G8723-S3

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