FAIRMONT – Funeral services for Dorothy Oltman, 91, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will be following the service in Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont.
Dorothy passed away Monday evening, March 25, 2013, at the Truman Senior Living Center in Truman, Minn. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home. The Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.
Dorothy Sophia Rosa Neuenschwander was born on March 6, 1922, in Waverly Township, Martin County, Minn., the daughter of Frank and Amy (Hinrichs) Neuenschwander. She was baptized and later confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Fraser Township. Dorothy graduated from Fairmont High School in 1939.
On March 24, 1946, Dorothy was married to Thorall H. Oltman at Trinity Lutheran Church in Monterey, Minn. They farmed in Waverly Township until 1982, when they retired and moved into Fairmont. Thorall passed away in 2008.
Dorothy is survived by three sons, Jerry Oltman and his wife Sharon, of Edina, Minn., Dennis Oltman and his wife Mara, of Mahtomedi, Minn., and Russell Oltman and his wife Cindy, of Clarkston, Mich.; one daughter, Sandra Olson and her husband Barry, of Eden Prairie, Minn.; nine grandchildren, Kelly Kendrick and her husband Tom, Chad Oltman and his wife Carol, Troy Oltman, Casey Oltman, Joel Oltman, Brian Oltman and his wife Kim, Anne Oltman, Kirsten Olson and Rachel Olson; five great-grandchildren, Samuel Kendrick, Dinkenesh Kendrick, Cayden Oltman, Cora and Cohen Oltman; nieces, nephews and other relatives. In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was also preceded in death by her two sisters, Iantha Cordes and Margaret Haertel.