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HARTSBURG -- Eldon E. Oltmanns, 79, of
Hartsburg, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Memorial Medical Center
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Saturday at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in
Lincoln. His funeral will follow at 1 p.m., with
Becky Barrow officiating.
Burial will be in
Hartsburg Union Cemetery.
Mr. Oltmanns was a farmer and took care of his
Hartsburg farmland from 1955 until the present.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to
He was born July 13, 1931, in Minier. His parents
were Theodore Oltmanns Jr. and Gladys Brinner
Oltmanns. He married Alice Burkey on May 4, 1957, in
He is survived by his wife, of Hartsburg; two
daughters, Laura Depolo and husband David of
Carbondale and Paula Iversen and husband Doug of
Cambridge; four grandchildren, Benjamin Carl Depolo
of Monticello, Lindsey Ann Depolo of Carbondale,
Valerie Tillman of Charleston and Melissa Tillman of
Bloomington; and one brother, Marvin Oltmanns and
wife Joyce of Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a member of Hartsburg United Methodist
Church and a former member of the Methodist Men of
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be
made to the Hartsburg-Emden FFA and will be accepted
at the funeral home.
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