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Gareld G. Stockdale

December 27, 1943 ~ January 28, 2021 (age 77)


Gareld G. Stockdale, age 77, of Spring Valley, MN died at his home on Thursday, January 28, 2021.

Gareld Gene Stockdale was born on December 27, 1943 to Clarence and Grace (Lubbers) Stockdale. He was united in marriage to Verna Casey in Fillmore County on June 1, 1963. They lived their entire marriage within 30 miles of Spring Valley. They moved to Spring Valley in 1969.

Gareld worked hauling milk and farming. He also worked for Land O’Lakes, Hulbert’s Camper Corral and Northern Country Co-Op of LeRoy where he retired in 2010. He enjoyed camping and woodworking. He was camp host at Lake Louise State Park in LeRoy. Gareld was involved with the Boy Scouts of America for 30 years and was steward for the union at Land O’Lakes.

Gareld is survived his wife Verna Stockdale of Spring Valley, 1 son David Stockdale of Overland Park, KS, and 2 daughters Denise Stockdale of Rochester, MN and Dawn (Todd) Albertson of Kansas City, MO, 6 grandchildren Zachary (Carleigh) Albertson of Platte City, MO, Joseph (Jessica) Heidebrink of Rochester, MN, Jacquelynn Heidebrink of Rochester, MN, Walter (Kendra) Heidebrink of Byron, MN, Megan Albertson of Kansas City, MO, Amanda Heidebrink of Columbia, MO, and 9 great-grandchildren Avery, Bentley, Gracelynd, Aurora, Aubriana, Kauis, Reign, Laikyn, and Kinsley.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation for Gareld will be held on Monday, February 1, 2021 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley. Masks are required and social distancing will be practiced. A private family memorial service will be held with Pastor Susan Li officiating. Burial will take place in the spring at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lime Springs, IA.

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February 1, 2021

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Hindt Funeral Home - Spring Valley
316 north Broadway
Spring Valley, MN 55975

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