Floyd D. Lothert, age 91, of Morton, died Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Seasons Hospice House in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Morton, with burial to follow in the Morton City Cemetery, Morton, Minnesota. Visitation will be held Wednesday October 28, 2020, from 5 until 7p.m. at Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Home in Redwood Falls and will continue on Thursday, from 10 until 11 a.m., at the church. Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls.
Floyd was born in Norfolk Township in Renville County on August 7, 1929 to Harry and Genevana (Larson) Lothert. He grew up there and went to country school and completed the 8th grade. On September 20, 1952 he was united in marriage to Della Bloom at Zion Lutheran Church in Morton, Minnesota. They moved to California where Floyd was stationed at Camp Pendleton serving his country. In October 1953 they returned to Minnesota living in the Morton/Franklin area. They were married 53 years and had 7 children. Floyd farmed and milked cows throughout his farming career and retired in 1984. Floyd loved to talk farming, fishing, and listening to KLGR radio station. He enjoyed bailing the road ditches. He loved the farm and looked forward to family gatherings when he could see his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Floyd is survived by his children; Steve (Lynette) Lothert, Dennis Lothert, David Lothert, Julie (Scott) Hoek, John Lothert, Kathy (Dean) Dexler; daughter in law, Brenda Lothert; 14 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren due in March 2021; siblings, Reverend LeRoy Lothert, Genevieve Nommensen and Gene Lothert. Floyd was preceded in death by his wife, Della (2006); son, Stanley; daughter in law, Virginia Lothert; brothers, Richard, Harry Jr, Marlow, and Reinhold and 3 brothers-in -law and 2 sisters-in-law.