Sylvia Ommen

June 27, 2018

obit Ommen Sylvia (2)Jan. 31, 1939 – June 18, 2018

Sylvia Jean Ommen, age 79 of Lindstrom, died Mon­day, June 18 at Parmly on the Lake in Chisago City.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lindstrom. Visita­tion will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Grandstrand Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church of Lindstrom.
Sylvia was born Jan. 31, 1939 in Brookings, South Dakota to Eldon and Ber­nice (Kennedy) Felton. She was a 1957 graduate of Hendricks High School in Hendricks. Sylvia was unit­ed in marriage to Eugene “Gene” Ommen on May 31, 1958 in Hendricks. They lived in Macomb, Illinois, Dubuque, Iowa, and Min­neapolis before moving to Lindstrom in 1979. Sylvia assisted Gene with their company, Ommen Phar­macy (later Snyder Drug) from 1979 until 1993. She was also a homemaker for her family. Sylvia was a member of Trinity Luther­an Church in Lindstrom, where she participated in the choir. She also enjoyed singing with the Sweet Adelines for 25 years, cook­ing, and traveling to Europe and Australia.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter, Nichole Om­men. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Gene; sons Dennis (Bar­bara), David (Kim), Daniel (Joy), and Douglas (Jean) Ommen; seven grandchil­dren; one great-grandson; sister Illa (Duane) Ommen; brother John (Gail) Felton; and many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

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