Louis "Louie" Juttelstad, age 67, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.
Funeral services are 2:00 PM, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton, South Dakota with Reverend David Wildermuth officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 PM until time of service on Tuesday at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home.
Louis "Louie" Juttelstad was born October 11, 1946, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Howard and Marie (Andersen) Juttelstad. He grew up in Volin, South Dakota, and attended Pleasant Valley District No. 8 Elementary School and graduated from Volin High School in 1965. He attended Nettleton College in Sioux Falls before returning to the family farm. He continued to farm as well as working at Dale Electronics, Freeman Company, and Cimpl Meats in Yankton. He began working at Crystal Clear Floor Care in Yankton, which he continued for over 20 years, retiring in 2005. He was a very hard working, and reliable man, who had a great memory, never complained and never broke a promise.
He married Eleanor King on August 2, 1982 in Yankton. Louie was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Yankton. Louie loved the outdoors. He loved to go hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and bowling. He was a wonderful storyteller and always enjoyed celebrating the holidays with food and family. He loved playing the organ and piano, his dogs Cricket and Lady, but especially spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor of Yankton; son: Tim Juttelstad of Des Moines, Iowa and step son, DeWayne King of Yankton; step daughter, Dawn (Tony) Anderson of Yankton; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; brother, Dan (Jackie) Juttelstad of Dartmouth, Massachusetts; aunt, Dorothy Peterson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; niece; and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents; step daughter Tammi Ptak Ewing; and two great grandchildren: Kayleigh Ptak and Anthony Anderson.
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So sorry for your loss Eleanor and Timmy may you both find the joy in the memories you hold dear and comfort in finding Louis in a very special place in your hearts and feel his everlasting presence when you miss him the most .
Love your friend always Deena Hansen...this video is beautiful
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