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October 28, 1966 – Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Service Information
Lower Sioux Multi-Purpose Center
Saturday, February 14, 2015
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
Lower Sioux Multi-Purpose Center
Saturday, February 14, 2015
10:00 AM

Troy Alan Goodthunder, “Wakinyan Waste” (Goodthunder) age 48, of Redwood Falls Journeyed to the Spirit World on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at The Redwood Area Hospital in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
He was born on October 28, 1966 in Minneapolis, Minnesota the son of Richard G. & Carole A. (Blue) Goodthunder.
Troy was an Army Veteran. He served in Germany for six years. He also was a member of The American Legion and was an honor guard of the Lower Sioux Veterans. He volunteered at the non-profit organization Dakota Wicohan (Dakota way of life).
Some of his hobbies he loved to do is tell jokes, play with his dogs, fish, play chess, pool, horseshoe, bean bags and Jeopardy.
Survived by his wife: Laverne Goodthunder of Arizona; two children: Winona Goodthunder and Vanessa Goodthunder of Lower Sioux; a brother: Richard C. (Charlene) Goodthunder of Lower Sioux; a sister: Jenny Goodthunder of Upper Sioux; nieces and nephews:: Helena Goodthunder, Molly Monzon, Alicia (Robert) Halvorson, Lisa (Pete) Nez and Richard J. Goodthunder; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, his uncle Wayne Goodthunder, his aunt: Janice Gentry and by his nephew: Antonio Goodthunder and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Troy Alan Goodthunder will be held on Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at The Lower Sioux Multi Purpose Community Center. Reverend John Robertson will officiate. Interment will follow with military rites at The St. Cornelia’s Episcopal Cemetery. A lunch will follow at 2:00 P.M. at The Jackpot Junction Casino.

A wake will be held on Saturday, February 14th beginning at 10:00 A.M. until time of services at The Lower Sioux Multi Purpose Community Center.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Robin Blue, Glen Foss, Richard “Cuda” Berry, Rodney Berry, Paul “Dugan” Dow, Mark Bidinger and The Lower Sioux Veterans.

Casket Bearers will be Don Prescott, Gary Prescott, David “Butch” Larsen, Denny Prescott, Richard J. Goodthunder and Ben “Big Ben” O’Brien.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family. Online codolences maybe made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com

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  1. Nancy and Al Leith

    We are thinking of you with thoughts and special prayers for the loss of a dear friend, father and husband.

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