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Lester Loterbauer

BRISTOL- Lester Loterbauer, 77 of Bristol died Saturday December 19, 2009 at Sun Dial Manor in Bristol. A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday December 22, 2009 at Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster, Rev. Janet Miller officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date. A friendship gathering will be at Fiksdal Funeral Service 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday. fiksdalfuneral.com Lester Loterbauer was born on March 16, 1932 to Frank and Emma (Stern) Loterbauer on the family farm near Crandall, South Dakota. He attended country school near Lily, South Dakota. After his education he worked for various farmers in the area. After a few years of working and saving, he began to rent land and farm on his own. He started a business known as Loterbauer Livestock to which he bought, raised, and sold cattle in the area. In 1958, he sold the farm and moved to Bristol, South Dakota. He continued to own and operate Loterbauer Livestock until his passing. Cattle buying was his absolute pride and joy. He loved what he did. Driving out in the country to check crops and cattle was especially a pleasure for him. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, farm animals, and of course being the cattleman he was. Lester passed away Saturday December 19, 2009 at Bristol, South Dakota at the age of 77 years, 9 months, and 3 days. He is survived by the love of his life, Victoria Bunke of Bristol, SD, two sons: Larry (Kathryn) Loterbauer of Madison, MN, Terry (Anita) Loterbauer of Omaha, NE, five brothers: Donald Loterbauer of Webster, SD, Edward (Leatta) Loterbauer of Bozeman, MT, Raymond Esther) Loterbauer of Watertown, SD, Glen (Jeanette) Loterbauer of Webster, SD, Robert (Rita) Loterbauer of Bristol, SD, two sisters: Irene (Bob) Howell of Aberdeen, SD, Francis Dewey of Bellville, KS, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother James Loterbauer, two sisters: Alice Miller and Rachel Reiprich. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to their choice or to Sun Dial Manor 410 2nd Street South Bristol, SD 57219

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Larry and Terry, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this time and always.Remember the good times... Scott McMacken and Family

The McMackens Dec 24 2009 12:00 AM

We are sorry to hear of Lester's passing. The family is in our thoughts and prayers. Bryant and Karla

Bryant Arioso and Karla Seals Dec 24 2009 12:00 AM

We offer our deepest condolences. Will be thinking about all of you.

Cam & Kate Henrichsen Dec 22 2009 12:00 AM

Dad and larry, im very sorry i couldnt be with you during this tough time. I want you to know that im thinking of you everyday. Rest in peace grandpa loterbauer

Tyler Loterbauer Dec 21 2009 12:00 AM

Sorry for the loss of your father, looks like he had a very fun and full life. Don & Pat Ehlis

DON EHLIS Dec 21 2009 12:00 AM

Terry & Anita, Sorry to hear about your loss, remember the good times and my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jeff Richter Dec 21 2009 12:00 AM

Dad and Larry, im very sorry i couldnt be with you in your time of need. I want you to know that im thinking of you everyday.

Tyler Loterbauer Dec 21 2009 12:00 AM

Loterbauer Family, We are very sorry for your loss. I never met Lester but I do know Terry and believe that Terry carries the Loterbauer name perfectly. He is a great friend and I wish I could have met his Dad.

Larry & Nadine Schmidt Dec 20 2009 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Clint & Noreen

Clint and Noreen Walcker Dec 20 2009 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

Rick & JoAnn Schmaltz Dec 20 2009 12:00 AM

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