Funeral services for Lloyd R. Buddenhagen, 66, of Aurelia, were held at 10:30 a.m. today, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation were held on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with the family being present from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd enjoyed hunting and trapping and raised silver fox for several years. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. Lloyd became a resident of Sunset Knoll Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Aurelia in April of this year.
Lloyd died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.
Preceding Lloyd in death were his parents; two brothers, Clayton (in infancy) and Russell and his wife Lois; and two brothers-in-law, Kenny Martinsen and Don Martinsen,.
Survivors include his wife, Renee of Aurelia; one son, Eric (Booder) and his wife Carrie Buddenhagen of Aurelia; two daughters, Jessica Buddenhagen of Sioux City and Alicia and her husband Justin Thompson of Cherokee; two grandchildren, Blake Thompson and Jamie Buddenhagen; one sister, Karen and her husband Charles Hofmann of Tucson, Arizona; one brother, Lyle, and his wife Marlys Buddenhagen of Tracy, Minnesota; his father and mother-in-law, Max and Mary Lou Martinsen of Cherokee; two sisters-in-law, Barb LeValley of Garland, Texas, and Connie and her husband Terry Cutler of Pflugerville, Texas; many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.