Harvey Totman, age 81, of Fairfax passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at the Fairfax Community Home in Fairfax.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be Friday, December 13, 2019, from 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. at the Hauser-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Fairfax. Prayer Service at 5:30 P.M.
Totman family, 202 E. 12th Street, Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Harvey Wayne Totman was born on October 6, 1938, in Transit Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. He was the son of Harold and Emily (Kober) Totman. Harvey was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth. He received his education in Gibbon.
LaAnna Mae Totman was born on March 28, 1937, in Ruthton, Minnesota. She was the daughter of William and Belle (Whipps) Miller. LaAnna was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth. She received her education in Stewart and was a graduate of the Stewart High School Class of 1955.
On October 5, 1956, LaAnna and Harvey were united in marriage at the United Methodist Church in Winthrop. The couples resided in Fairfax for the last 58 years, sharing 63 years of marriage and have been members of the United Methodist Church in Fairfax.
Harvey and LaAnna were blessed with two children, Gordon and Diane Totman.
Harvey was a Regional Sales Director with Conklin Co. in Shakopee for the last 50 years, he owned a livestock trucking company prior. Harvey enjoyed people, collecting and selling antique tractors, fishing, traveling, casinos, bowling, snowmobiling, making firewood, yard work and tinkering in his shop.
Harvey and LaAnna loved spending time as a family at their lake home for many years, those are the fondest memories for all.
LaAnna was a telephone operator early on in their marriage, and then assisted with bookwork and taking calls for the livestock company. She also worked at the furniture store, babysat, loved gardening, sewing, decorating, traveling, and bowling. She was a member of the women’s circle at church. Ann was also an election judge.
Harvey and LaAnna are survived by their:
Children, Gordon Totman and his wife, Susan of Redwood Falls, MN, and
Diane Peichel and her fiancée, Bill Wiemann of Alpine, WY;
Grandchildren, Bradley Totman of WI, Jennifer Totman and her fiancée, Scott Mahowald of Minneapolis, Gordon Keith Totman and his wife, Stephanie of WI, Bryce Peichel of AZ, Mitchell Peichel of WY;
Great-grandchildren, James Totman, Westin and Eastin Mahowald, Tegan Peichel;
Harvey’s Brother, Roger Totman and his wife, Monica of Minnetonka, MN;
LaAnna’s Sister, Sandy Williams;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Harvey was preceded in death by his Parents, Harold and Emily Totman.
LaAnna was preceded in death by her Parents, William and Belle Miller; Sister, Doris (Lyle) Rasmussen; Brother, Kenneth Miller.