Jon E. NolteSeptember 8, 1948 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 68)
Memorial services for Jon E. Nolte will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley with Pastor Dave Lieder officiating. Burial will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston at a later date. Visitation will be held 4-7 P.M. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley and also 1 hr prior to the service at the church.
Jon E. Nolte, age 68, of Spring Valley died Sunday, May 21, 2017 at his home in Spring Valley.
Jon Eugene Nolte was born September 8, 1948, the third of 4 sons, to Irvin and Jeanette Nolte of rural Dexter, MN. Jon graduated from Elkton High School in 1966. On September 16, 1967 he was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Georgie Ann Kruger, daughter of Lloyd and Lucile Kruger of rural Hayfield, MN. Jon entered the United States Air Force in October of 1968 and served in Viet Nam. He was very proud of his military service. Jon and Georgie had four children: Carmen Ann, Jeffrey Scott, Jennifer Joy, and Chad Jon. Jon worked for IBM from 1966 until his retirement in 1993. Following retirement he continued farming and drove school bus for the Chatfield and Kingsland School Districts.
In his younger years Jon played softball for the 7th Rib, he truly enjoyed playing and loved his team mates. He was an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing all his life. He also enjoyed driving horses, camping and trail riding, but most of all, Jon loved his family and friends, cooking and entertaining for them as often as he could.
He is survived by his wife Georgie Ann of Spring Valley, children: Jeffrey (Sara) Nolte of Zumbrota, MN, Jennifer (Jeff) Ringenberg of Eyota, MN and Chad (Jennifer) Nolte of Chatfield, MN, 8 grand-children: Hannah, Isaiah and Elijah Nolte, Layne and Jack Dessner and Caden, Westin, Kendyl Nolte, 4 step grand-children Allison, Shea, Miranda, and Dylan Mollenhauer and a brother Steven (Barb) Nolte of Dexter, MN and 1 sister-in-law Linda Nolte of Dexter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his infant daughter Carmen and 2 brothers, Jerry and Jim.
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