Chalmer R. Goldenstein

July 7, 1926 ~ April 11, 2018 (age 91)
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Chalmer R. Goldenstein, 91, of Quincy passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Chalmer was born on July 7, 1926 on the Goldenstein farm West of Golden. He was the son of the late John L. and Margaret (Herren) Goldenstein. He married Bonnie J. Herrmann on December 2, 1951 in the Camp Point Christian Church. Bonnie passed away on May 11, 2017.

Surviving are; three children, Susan Austin of Loraine, Jane (Tim) Thomas of New Berlin, Michael (Michelle Lord) Goldenstein of Petoskey, Mi.; seven grandchildren, Andrea Austin, Steven (Sara) Austin, Dillon (Melissa) Thomas, Devin Thomas, Drew Thomas, Chase M. Goldenstein, Jonathon Pultz; three great-grandchildren, Jade Deacon, Landon Deacon and Braydon Austin and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Orville Goldenstein , one sister, Edna Gerdesand a great-granddaughter Savannah Austin.

Chalmer served his country during WWII in the United States Army. He worked for Moorman Manufacturing, Retiring after 32 years of service. He was a member of Madison Park Christian Church in Quincy, Silver Ridge RV Park in Mesa, AZ since 1990, Quincy Area Travel Trailer Club, Silver Mountain Campers Club and the Heartland Garden Tractor Pulling Club. He loved farming, gardening and camping.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. on Monday, April 16, 2018 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Golden with Andrew Kobar officiating. Interment will be in the Golden Memorial Gardens in Golden. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services on Monday, April 16, 2018 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Golden. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions have been suggested to the Madison Park Christian Church or the Heartland Garden Tractor Pullers. You are invited to share memories of Chalmer and leave condolences at

Donations may be made to:

Madison Park Christian Church
Quincy IL 62301

Heartland Garden Tractor Pullers

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