Charles Stadtfeld

Date posted - March 3, 2012

Charles Stadtfeld, age 78 of Sioux Falls died Saturday morning, March 3rd, 2012 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls.

At Mr. Stadtfelds request, a private graveside service for immediate family will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the Sioux Falls YMCAs Lief Erickson Day Camp Scholarship Fund at 203 S. Minnesota Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57104.

Chuck was born on Sept 14th, 1933 to Aurther and Gladys Stadtfeld in Sioux Falls. He graduated from Washington High School in 1951 and The University of South Dakota in 1956. Chuck was united in marriage to Jeanette (Zornig) Olson (formerly of the Rock Rapids area) on July 10th 1965. Charles and Jeanette made their home and raised their family in Sioux Falls.

In his professional life, Charles was an electroencephalographic technician for Neurology Associates for 34 years, retiring in 1991.

In his younger years, Chuck was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing handball with a close group of friends at the YMCA.

Throughout his life, Chuck was an avid waterfowler and fisherman, passing his love for the outdoors to his children and grandchildren. His memory will be carried on by his family in the fields, wetlands, and lakes of South Dakota.

Charles was a member of the First Evangelical Free Church in Sioux Falls. A member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, and a long time member and supporter of the Sioux Falls Family YMCA.

He is survived by his wife, the former Jeanette Olson, originally from Rock Rapids; Sons Robin Stadtfeld of Sioux Falls; Craig (Tammy) Stadtfeld of Tea; Tom (Dianne) Stadtfeld of Sioux Falls, and grandchildren Mason Burke, Megan and Piper Stadtfeld of Tea, and Aidan and Maren Stadtfeld of Sioux Falls.

The Miller Funeral Home of Sioux Falls, SD is in charge of arrangements.

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