Louis P. "Louie" Dinndorf, 83
Aug. 29, 1929 - July 28, 2013
Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Louis P. "Louie" Dinndorf, 83, of St. Cloud will be at 12 Noon on Monday, August 5, 2013 at Good Shepherd Community Chapel in Sauk Rapids. Louie passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Inurnment will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at Good Shepherd Community Chapel. Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Louie was born August 29, 1929 in St. Cloud to the late Ludwig and Clara (Brandtner) Dinndorf. He married Joyce Boos on September 9, 1950 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in St. Cloud. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the US Army. Louie was a painter with his father and brother Harry for LD Dinndorf and Sons. He was a member of the St. Cloud Municipal Band for 63 years, and also played with the Lou-Dinny Trio, the Noctures, the Stan & Bob Brenny Polka Band and many other local bands. Louie was a trustee and member of St. John Cantius Parish. He will be remembered for his quick wit, ready smile and his love of music.
He is survived by his wife Joyce of St. Cloud; children, Beth Dinndorf (Ted O'Connell) of Columbia, SC, Linda Dinndorf of St. Cloud, Paul (Kathy) of Arden Hills, Steve of Sauk Rapids, Amy (Peter) Dienslake of Plymouth; eleven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Harold of Albany; sister, Katie Blommer of Durham, North Carolina; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Sr. Mary Ellen OSF, Flossie Dinndorf and Mandy Maiers.
Louie's family would like to thank the staff of Good Shepherd Lutheran Home for the excellent care given to him and for the kindness they showed our family.
Memorials are preferred to Good Shepherd Lutheran Home and St. Cloud Municipal Band.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Aug. 1, 2013