JOSEPH A. WOLTMAN

Joseph Woltman, of Sandstone, formerly of Little Falls and Sturgeon Lake. passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at his home.  He was 86 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Holy Family Parish in Belle Prairie, MN (18777 Riverwood Dr, Little Falls).

VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

INTERMENT will be held at the Little Falls State Veteran’s Cemetery at Camp Ripley.

Joseph “Joe” A Woltman died March 16, 2014 peacefully at his home. He was 86 years old.

Joe was born March 13, 1928 in Staples Minnesota. He grew up in Little Falls on his family’s farm, the third of five siblings. He was drafted into the US Army and served his country from 1950 – 1952 during the Korean conflict.

Joe was a very simple private man. He worked as a dairy farmer on his farm in Sturgeon Lake until his retirement when he moved to Sandstone. Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing, and had a passion for old tractors. Joe will be remembered for his many lessons on the simple things in life, his at home remedies, countless hours playing cards at the kitchen table, and his talent in playing both the harmonica and accordion.

He was preceded in death by his parents John and Anna Woltman, his brother Louis Woltman, and sister Polly Lashinski.

Joe is survived by his brother Edward Woltman, sister Mary Tanner (Vern Tanner), several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held on Thursday, March 20 at Holy Family Parish in Little Falls, MN with Fr. Joe Herzing officiating.  Music was provided by Dianne Dahl and Elene Tonder.  Pallbearers were Dexter Woltman, Jeff Woltman, Tim Woltman, Tony Woltman, Billy Woltman, Chris Witucki and Brian Witucki.  Honorary pallbearers were Dani Gunder, Nicole Woltman and Lacey Woltman.  Interment was at the MN State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley in Little Falls. 

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