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Arnold G. Oeltjenbruns, age 91, of Mountain Lake, MN died on November 28, 2017, at the Windom Area Hospital.
Visitation will be on Friday, December 1, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Mountain Lake Chapel and will continue on Saturday from 9:00 am until 10:00 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mountain Lake.
Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday at 10:00 am.
The clergy will be Pastor Ben Perkins. Interment will be at the Mountain Lake City Cemetery.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Mountain. Lake, MN. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Arnold Gerhard Oeltjenbruns was born on June 14, 1926, son of Gerhard and Olga (Steinhauser) Oeltjenbruns in Mt. Lake, MN. He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mt. Lake where he was a lifelong member. Arnold attended country school at 80E through the 8th grade. On November 17, 1946, Arnold was called into the Army and served until November 22, 1948. He was united in married to Lorraine Ott at Salem Lutheran Church in Comfrey on October 19, 1949. Arnold farmed all his adult life until retiring to Mt. Lake. He enjoyed to fish, play cards, and dance. Arnold's family will remember fondly his teasing nature towards them.
He is survived by his wife Lorraine of Mt. Lake, MN; children - Laura (Joe) Wensauer of Parkers Prairie, MN, Al (LaVonne) Oeltjenbruns of North Mankato, MN, Lyle (Amy) Oeltjenbruns of Parkers Prairie, MN, Darryl (Melinda) Oeltjenbruns of Butterfield, MN, Judy Cooper of Mapleton, MN, Glen (Cris) Oeltjenbruns of Luverne, MN; 19 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren; siblings - Walter Oeltjenbruns, Loretta Carter, and Dennis Oeltjenbruns. Arnold was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law Martha Oeltjenbruns; son-in-law Steve Cooper; parents Gerhard and Olga; parents-in-law Carl and Anna Ott, Sr.; brothers - Leroy (Evaline) and Richard Oeltjenbruns; brother-in-law Carl Ott, Jr.
Published on December 1, 2017
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