Florence Ann Oeltjenbruns
FLORENCE A. OELTJENBRUNS, 78, of Lakefield passed away at her home in rural Lakefield on Friday, March 13, 2009. Funeral service is going to be on Friday, March 20, 2009 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hunter Township, Jackson County at 10:30 AM with Pastor Bart Mueller officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be on Thursday, March 19, 2009, from 5 to 7 PM at the Hansen-Osterberg Funeral Home in Lakefield and on Friday – one hour prior to the service at the Church
FLORENCE ANN OELTJENBRUNS was born on February 27, 1931 in Springfield, Minnesota, the daughter of August and Helen (Henning ) Falk. As a youth, she attended public school in Sanborn, Minnesota. She was united in marriage to Melvin Oeltjenbruns on January 27, 1955 in Sanborn, Minnesota. After marriage, they lived and farmed near Mountain Lake, Windom, Odin and finally settling in Hunter Township, Jackson County, Minnesota. Florence passed away at her residence on Friday, March 13, 2009 at the age of 78 years and 14 days.
Florence had been a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hunter Township. She loved to raise flowers and vegetables and did a lot of canning. She enjoyed rummage sales, crocheting and sewing. She did a lot of crafts and was a wonderful baker. Her grandchildren and family were very important to her.
Florence is survived by her husband of 54 years, Melvin Oeltjenbruns of Lakefield, 5 sons, Russell and his wife, Donna of Lakefield, George and his wife, Peggy of Kensington, Minnesota, Bruce and his wife, Beth of Hayward, Minnesota, Ronny and his wife, Donnelley, of Lakefield, and Gene and his wife, Leslie, of Lakefield, 17 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, 5 brothers, Edward Falk, August Falk, both of Lamberton, Minnesota, Dennis Falk and his wife, Sue, Tony Falk and his wife, Crystal, and Robert Falk, all of Sanborn, Minnesota, 2 sisters, Esther and her husband, Oren West of Springfield, Minnesota and Helen Good of Des Moines, Iowa.
Florence was preceded in death by her parents and 4 brothers, Gerald, Rudy, Charles, Herman and Richard Falk.
Blessed be the memory of Florence Ann Oeltjenbruns.