Charles “Chuck” Good Thunder, 28, of the Lower Sioux Community died Thursday, January 10, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013 from St. Cornelia’s Church / Bishop Whipple Mission in the Lower Sioux Community. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 5 p.m. and will continue until 9 a.m. on Monday at the Lower Sioux Community Center.
Arrangements are with the Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via
Charles Kenneth Good Thunder, the son of Glenn and Ruth Ann (Cady) Good Thunder, was born June 25, 1984 in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. He grew up on the Lower Sioux Community and graduated from Redwood Valley High School in 2002. Chuck then attended the Culinary Arts program at Brown College. He was employed at Jackpot Junction and at Burger King. Chuck was a member of the Bishop Whipple Mission and had served as an altar boy.
Chuck was a traditional dancer for many years. He played varsity football and lettered during high school. Chuck loved to laugh and make people laugh. He was an avid golfer and an avid Twins fan; he attended opening day at Target Field. Chuck enjoyed playing poker, cooking, playing softball, and shooting pool. He enjoyed the races and personally sponsored a car. Chuck enjoyed supporting and watching his friend compete in Mixed Martial Arts cage matches.
Chuck was a respectful, loving son; a smiling, fun loving brother; and a loyal friend.
He is survived by his parents Glenn and Ruth Ann Good Thunder of the Lower Sioux Community; his sister Jamie (Craig) All Runner of Redwood Falls; nephews Alex and Ian, Torri (Sarah), Shay (Raven) and Saige; and niece Emma; his sister Elizabeth Good Thunder of Morton; and niece Raven. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Blessed be his memory.