Donald Obermeier

Donald Obermeier, age 93, of Giltner, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Memorial Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 10 at the Giltner United Methodist Church.  Rev. Kathy Uldrich will officiate.  Interment will be in the Giltner Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Giltner United Methodist Church, 418 N. Derby Ave.  Memorials may be made to the family.  Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at
Donald William Obermeier, the son of Carl and Mabel (Bigger) Obermeier, was born in Giltner, on January 16, 1925 and passed away in Aurora, on April 5, 2018, at the age of 93.
Don was baptized and confirmed in the First Evangelical and Reformed Church of Harvard.  He graduated from Harvard High School in 1943.   
Don was united in marriage to Marcella Howard on January 16, 1947 in Kirksville, Missouri.  Following their marriage they moved to Giltner where they farmed and Don also worked at the Co-op elevator.
Don was a member of the Giltner United Methodist Church.  He served on the Giltner City Council for 35 years and was a charter member of the Giltner Lions Club.   
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, parents-in-law, a niece and great-niece and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Those who remain to cherish his memory are his wife, Marcella of Giltner; son, Rodney (Suzanne) Obermeier of Topeka, KS and Jack (Karla) Obermeier of Grand Island; daughter, Susan Obermeier of Giltner; three grandchildren, Troy Obermeier of Topeka, KS, Heide (Steve) McCracken of Topeka, KS and Tanner Obermeier of Grand Island; great-grandson, Lane Hughes of Topeka, KS.  He is also survived by his brother Joe Obermeier of Grand Island.


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