Ray Frederick Oltmann, 84 of Nokomis, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at his home.
Ray was born August 21, 1935 to Elinor (Miller) and Lester Oltmann in Hillsboro, Illinois. Ray was a high school graduate of Nokomis High School with the Class of 1953. He and Barbara J. Lowe were married November 25, 1956 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Nokomis and she survives. Ray was a grain and swine farmer and enjoyed square dancing, travel and was an IH collector.
In addition to his wife, Ray is survived by his sons: Larry (Ramona) Oltmann of Clarksville, Tenn., and Michael (Gabrielle) Oltmann of Nokomis; daughter, Debra (Mitchell) Lefler of Stronghurst, Ill., grandchildren: Marci Oltmann of Clarksville, Tenn., Erika (Kyle) Fortner of Nokomis, Heather (Kyle) Brozka of Spanaway, Wash., Brad (Kathleen) Oltmann of Nokomis, Garret Lefler of Davenport, Iowa and Rachel Lefler of Ames, Iowa; great-grandchildren: Hunter and Brooklyn Fortner, Teagan Oltmann all of Nokomis and Aria Brozka of Spanaway, Wash.
Ray was preceded in death by his grandchildren Kurt Oltmann and Heidi Oltmann.
Private graveside services will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Nokomis.
Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home in Nokomis is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be left at stiehldawsonfh.com