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Eric Lloyd Guldenstein

 
February 23, 1950 - October 31, 2021
 

Eric Lloyd Guldenstein, 71, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Springfield Memorial Hospital. He was born February 23, 1950, in Detroit, MI, the son of Loydie Christ and Etheline (Geihsler) Guldenstein. He married Susan Shaw on April 24, 1994 and she survives.

Also surviving are three stepchildren, Teresa (Patrick) Hurley, Paul (Michelle) Shaw and Tammy (Travis) McGuire; five step-grandchildren; one brother, Paul (Diana) Guldenstein; two nieces; four nephews; four great-nieces; and five great-nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

After graduating in 1967 from Lutheran High School East in Harper Wood, MI, he went on to major in biology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He later attended Concordia College in Ann Arbor, MI and Concordia University in Seward, NE.

After graduation, he was called to teach and was the organist at Immanuel Lutheran School in Springfield from 1971 – 2021. He retired from teaching after 20 years of service. Eric received an MA from Sangamon State University in environmental studies and started his own business, Home Energy Solutions.

He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church since 2010 where he served in the choir, played the organ and volunteered in many ways.

Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Lie in State: 10 – 11 am, Friday, November 5, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Funeral Service: 11 am, Friday, November 5, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church, with Reverend Paul Hemenway officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, November 5, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Trinity Lutheran Church

Address:

220 South 2nd Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Cemetery Information

Roselawn Memorial Park

Address:

1735 S Camp Butler Rd
Springfield, IL 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Immanuel Lutheran Church.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, November 5, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Trinity Lutheran Church

Address:

220 South 2nd Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Cemetery Information

Roselawn Memorial Park

Address:

1735 S Camp Butler Rd
Springfield, IL 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Immanuel Lutheran Church.


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