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OLTMAN, Ada 1914-1985


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/9/2017 at 07:58:28

Services Held Friday For Ada Oltman

Mrs. Ernest (Ada) Oltman of Dike passed away at 1:58 p.m. Tuesday, January 8 at the Schoitz Medical Center in Waterloo.

Funeral services were held at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church, rural Holland, on Friday, January 11 at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Phil Grawburg officiated.

Wayne Arends sang "How Great Thou Art" and "Now I Belong To Jesus." He was accompanied by Mrs. Clarence Walterman, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

The casket bearers were Terry Lampe, Roger Oltman, Dennis Dreesman, Dicky Dean Oltman, Ralph Oltman and David Oltman.

Ushers were Jake Schoneman, Charles Freese and Raymond M. VanHauen. Mrs. Herbert Johnson and Mrs. Grace Meester were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Holland.

Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.

Mrs. Oltman was born October 4, 1914, at Lancashire, England, the daughter of Noah and Ada Mary Thorp Jepson. She attained the age of 70 years, three months and four days. She graduated from St. James School in England in 1928.

On November 12, 1945 she was united in marriage to Ernest Oltman at Ashton-under-Lyne Lancashire, England. She came to Iowa on April 7, 1946, and they lived and farmed in the Dike area until 1977, when they retired and made their home in Dike.

She was a long-time member of the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church of rural Holland.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Gerald Oltman.

She is survived by her husband, Ernest of Dike; two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Anne) Lampe of Cedar Falls and Lois Isley of Waterloo; two sons, John Oltman of Cedar Falls and James Oltman of Minneapolis, MN; six grandchildren, Terry Lampe, Brenda Chase, Sheryl Harnisch, Jennifer, David and Kevin Oltman; two great-grandsons, Joshua and Zachary Chase; one sister, Mrs. Phyllis Remington of England; and other relatives in England.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Dike Funeral Chapel of Dike was in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 17 January 1985, pg 7


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