Goldie Tschetter, age 97, of Huron, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Huron Regional Medical Center. Her funeral service was held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, February 13th, at the Bethesda Church. Burial was in the Bethesda Church section of the Ideal Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the Bethesda Church.

Goldie was born on March 6, 1921, to Joseph and Katheren Hofer in Beadle County, South Dakota. She attended rural school until she went to Doland, South Dakota to attend high school graduating in 1941.

In 1944, she married Clarence Tschetter at Bethel Church, rural Yale. Goldie and Clarence lived and farmed the first five years with Goldie’s mother. In 1949, they moved to Yale where they farmed for 50 years and raised two children, Rena and Kim.

Goldie was a wonderful cook and prized baker. Many people stopped by her kitchen to be treated to the best coffee cake or apple pie on this earth. Goldie and Clarence shared many wonderful years together. They enjoyed traveling to many exciting places in the world, such as India and China.

After Goldie and Clarence retired they moved to Huron. Goldie moved to Stoneybrook Assisted Living in 2014.

Goldie was a member of Bethesda Church, Huron South Dakota.

Goldie was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence on October 2, 2005; six sisters; and six brothers.

Her memory will live on in the hearts of her children, Rena (Donnie) McNaboe of Garfield, Arkansas and Kim Tschetter of Huron, South Dakota; five grandchildren, Gina (Brad) Merritt of Omaha, Nebraska, Teri (Russ) Chalko of McKinney, Texas, Bret McNaboe of Las Vegas, Nevada, Lance (Sammi) Tschetter of Huron, South Dakota and Dakota Tschetter of Huron, South Dakota; and seven great-grandchildren, Timothy, Jerica, Nicolle, Tristen, Steven, Suttyn and Lawysn.

Goldie wanted to mention her thankfulness for the wonderful friends she made at Stoneybrook and the wonderful care extended to her during her stay.

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I am so blessed to have known Goldie, she was a wonderful cousin and friend. Every time she came in Walmart I always got a big hug from here and a nice conversation with her. I’m going to miss that so much. I will miss seeing and hearing you so much, Prayers to all of you during this difficult time. Starla

Beloved aunt, a true life force in the lives of so many.  Tom and Judith Brady

Words cannot express the feelings of my family toward Aunt Goldie. She was our rock and we will miss her so much, as i know you will also. We feel so richer for having her in our family. Love, Marsha Hofer and family

To Goldie's family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. She was at StoneyBrooke with my sister, Doris Culver. We were related some how. Think our mom and Goldie were cousins. Also Lester and Delores Meyer were good friends of ours. Always good to visit with her. Jeanette Johnson

Goldie was so loved by all our family. She and Clarence enfolded us with warm hospitality and love whenever we went to visit. And she was the best cook in South Dakota! I wish Texas and South Dakota were closer. Goldie's family is in our prayers. Darryl and Patty Hofer

Our sympathy to the family. Kim and Billie Madsen

What a wonderful lady she was! As far back as I can remember Goldie has been a part of my Tschetter family life. I so enjoyed my chats with her when I came to Huron to visit my folks. Thinking of you during this hard time… Vicki Krogstrand

Family of Goldie, My sympathy in the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. I remember her and Clarence having me into their home when I was measuring bins years back for her awesome soup! They were so kind to Naomi, when she lived in Yale! God bless her determination and kindness! Randy L Richards

Goldie was one of the kindness lady, she always welcome you with open arms. She would do anything for you and she loved to cook and bake and share it with you. We will miss this lady. Connie DeJong-Doering

Thankful having opportunity to grow up sometimes playing with cousin Kim when kid, happy days. Later years learned of Aunt Goldie's skilled hands as seamstress and generous heart volunteering at Violet Tschetter, mending clothing or creating lap covers for residents. Well done Goldie now you resting, at peace. Amen. Renae Polidori

Both Jon and I have fond memories of Aunt Goldie. I remember my folks visiting Goldie, Clarence, Rena and Kim when I was young, we kept in touch all these years. She was "feisty" and we loved her. We send our thoughts and prayers to her family.  Carma (Tschetter) & Jon Zarneke

Kim, Lance and Dakota, Our heartfelt sympathies go out to you and your family. Goldie was a sweet woman with a wicked sense of humor. We enjoyed visiting with her at the Lankota Christmas parties, and Marlin especially enjoyed the goodies she would bring to the shop. May our heavenly Father give you comfort and peace, knowing she is at rest in His loving arms. Marlin and Val

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