Omer Templin, age 92, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 17th, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota, with interment at the Glencoe City Cemetery in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 16th, 2019, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Visitation will continue on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M., one hour prior to the service, at the church.
Omer Wayne Templin was born February 19, 1927, in Plato, Minnesota, where he was raised. He was the son of Alfred A. and Ella (Fenske) Templin. Omer was baptized as an infant on March 12, 1927, and later was confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 6, 1941, both by Rev. Bunge at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ formerly St. Paul’s E & R Church in Plato, Minnesota. Omer received his education through the 8th grade in Plato, Minnesota.
On November 21, 1947, Omer was united in marriage to Delores Oltmann at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota. Omer and Delores made their home in Gaylord and Glencoe, Minnesota. Their marriage was blessed with four daughters, Sandra, Linda, Cheryl and Renelle. Omer and Delores shared over 28 years of marriage until Delores passed away on May 16, 1976. On November 27, 1976, Omer was united in marriage to Evelyn Oltmann at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, Minnesota. Omer and Evelyn made their home in Glencoe, Minnesota. They shared over 42 years of marriage.
Omer owned and operated three feed mills in Glencoe, New Auburn and Brownton, Minnesota, for 16 years. In 1969, he started selling real estate in Glencoe. Omer was the general contractor for the Super 8, TC&W, the Glencoe Aquatic Center and Pamida all in Glencoe. He also liked being an auctioneer and mailman for fun. Omer was an active member at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe, where he served on the church council and sang in the church choir. He was also the McLeod County Weed Inspector, the Glencoe City Building Inspector and a member of the Glencoe Rotary. Omer served on the Glencoe Fire Department for over 20 years.
Omer’s favorite pastime was playing cards, especially skat and sheephead. He loved deer hunting and being on the lake fishing in the summer and the winter. Omer also enjoyed bowling on multiple bowling leagues.
Omer passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 92 years, 4 months and 21 days.
Blessed be his memory.
Omer is survived by his:
Wife, Evelyn Templin of Glencoe, MN;
Daughters, Sandra Sorenson and her husband, Duke, of Henderson, NV,
Linda Stradtmann and her husband, Lyle, of Glencoe, MN,
Cheryl Ruud and her husband, Paul, of Glencoe, MN,
Renelle Lambert and her husband, Patrick, of Glencoe, MN;
Step Children, Brian Oltman of San Diego, CA,
Kevin Oltman of Glencoe, MN,
Karen Schuette and her husband, Mark, of Brownton, MN;
18 Great Grandchildren;
Sister-In-Law, Betty Gillespie of Hancock, MN;
Many Nephews, Nieces, Other relatives and friends.
Omer was preceded in death by his Parents, Alfred and Ella Templin; First Wife, Delores Templin; Granddaughter, Shayne Zieman; Fathers-In-Law and Mothers-In-Law, Arthur and Caecilie (Dose) Oltmann, Frank and Viola Hoffman; Sisters, LuVerna Hedtke and her husband, Clarence, Pearl Farber and her husband, Ray, Leona Braun and her husband, Marvin; Brother, Earl Templin; Brother-In-Law, Tom Gillespie; Sister-In-Law, Lorraine Luety and her husband, George.