Elvin C. Dumdei

Elvin C. Dumdei
Date of Birth: November 29, 1934
Died on: October 06, 2021

Elvin C. Dumdei, 86, of Aberdeen, SD, died Wednesday, October 6, at Bowdle Nursing Home, Bowdle, SD.

Elvin C. Dumdei was born to Gust and Katie (Holweger) Dumdei south of Bowdle on November 29, 1934. He graduated from Bowdle High School in 1953. He entered a partnership in the Ford Garage with his dad and brother Edgar Dumdei. Elvin served for two years in the Armed Forces in Germany.

On December 27, 1957, Elvin was united in marriage to Delpha Schaible in Aberdeen, SD.

Elvin became a salesman for an automotive parts supply store in Iowa, and then in Aberdeen. After retirement, he worked for First Baptist Church and School for several years where he also served as a deacon. He was an avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman. He loved God and was a devoted husband and father.

Grateful for having shared Elvin’s life are his children: Lori (Mark) Zoutendam and Alan (Julie) Dumdei; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and two siblings: Lila Bachman and Ronnie Dumdei.

Preceding Elvin in death are his wife: Delpha; parents: Gust and Katie; and two brothers: Edgar Dumdei and Kenneth Dumdei; and his sister: Leona Bollinger.

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