Ronald Holter

September 19, 2018

obit Ronald HolterNov. 18, 1938 – Sept. 16, 2018

Ronald G. “Ronnie” Holter, age 79 of Estell­ine, South Dakota, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Estelline Nursing and CareCenter. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at TrinityLutheranChurch in Estelline. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday at Geise Funeral Home in Estelline.
Ronald Gene “Ronnie” Holter was born Nov. 18, 1938 in Estelline, South Dakota, the son of Adolph and Cecelia (Bergh) Holter. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Pe­tri Lutheran Church near Bruce, South Dakota. He attended school at Eure­ka No. 57 and graduated from BruceHigh School in 1956. Ronnie went to work for Peter J. Sch­weitzer for over 17 years. In 1975, Ronnie began his 3M career in Brook­ings, South Dakota until his retirement in 1994.
He was united in mar­riage to Anitra Heyl on July 1, 1961 in Hendricks. To this union the couple was blessed with five sons, Kevin, Kent, Brian, Bryce and Darin. In re­tirement, he drove bus for Estelline Schools for four years.
Ronnie was a lifetime member of the Ameri­can Legion and TrinityLutheranChurch in Es­telline. He was an avid sportsman, enjoying fish­ing, hunting, trapping, building the “perfect trap,” and camping. He followed the Minnesota Twins and Vikings and could be found at many of the Estelline Redmen sporting events. Most importantly, he loved be­ing grandpa, watching his grandchildren in their ac­tivities.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Anitra Holter of Estelline, South Dakota; five sons— Kevin Holter of Estelline, Kent Holter of Brookings, South Dakota, Brian (Deb) Holt­er of Watertown, South Dakota, Bryce Holter of Alexandria, South Da­kota, and Darin Holter of Estelline, South Dakota; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two step-great-grandchil­dren; three brothers— Wes (Isabelle) Holter of Brookings, South Dakota, Dale (Joanne) of North Ridge, Colorado, and Myron (Sally) Holter of Topeka, Kansas; two sis­ters—Adelpha (Leland) Reppe of Bruce, South Dakota, and Julie (John) Anderson of Boise, Ida­ho; and many nieces and nephews.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents.
Condolences may be sent to the family through www.geisefuneralhome. com