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Darrell D. Oltmanns

Darrell D. Oltmanns
December 18, 1940 -  July 24, 2019

Darrell Dean Oltmanns, age 78, of Fremont
Died July 24, 2019 at Nye Legacy in Fremont

Darrell, the son of Elmer W. and Berlien ‘Clark’ Oltmanns was born December 18, 1940 in Le Mars, IA. He attended Brunsville, IA. Elementary school and graduated from Le Mars High School with the class of 1959. Darrell moved to Omaha to attend trade school. He married Marilee Gates in 1962 and they had three children. They later divorced. In 1987 he married Gwen Ferebee. Darrell spent his adult life in the Omaha, Elkhorn and Fremont areas where he worked in heavy truck parts at Paul Lucht Body Shop and Sapp Brothers Trucks and later in the fastener business at Nebraska-Iowa Industrial Fasteners. He enjoyed restoring and collecting antique tractors, especially Oliver tractors. He would often joke with fellow Elkhorn Valley Antique Power Association members that he collected the right color of green.

Wife – Gwen of Fremont
Son – Dean (Pam) Oltmanns of Omaha
Daughter – Michelle (Jeff) Squier of Golden, CO.
3 grandchildren-Kyra, Forest and Ian, 2 step-grandchildren-Alicia and Heather Steinke
3 step-great grandchildren-Audri, Tyler, and Conner
Aunt – Shirley Clark of Spencer, IA.
Special Friends – Mike and Barb Murphy and their children Justin, Nathan and Alyssa
Bill and Janice Renken
Cousins and other relatives and friends

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, step-father Art Pahl and son Dwayne.

The memorial service will be 11am, Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Pohocco Lutheran Church south of Fremont. The Revs. Johnice Orduna and Harold Schmidt will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Memorials will be directed to the University of Nebraska Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease Research Fund (Fund #01047910).

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