Ohman, Vernon Leonard

Ohman, Vernon Leonard

July 17, 1936 – May 18, 2015
Age 78 of Elk River, of Elk River, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2015. Preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Margaret (Isakson) Ohman, brother, Rev. Donald Ohman, brothers-in-law, Rev. Eugene Johnson, Horace Easterbrook, Kenneth Johnson, and sister-in-law, Arlys (Gunion) Ohman. Vern lived a life full of generosity and kindness. He was a skilled carpenter, a good friend, and a loving husband and father. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Karen (McCabe); children, Susan (Robert) Godding, Melody (Clint) Garoutte, Joel (Mynda) Ohman, Leon (Cindy) Ohman, Robin (Darin) Carlisle; grandchildren, Autumn (Joshua) Wagner, Christine Godding, Joshua (Sonia) Carlisle, Jacob (Karen Gnat) Carlisle; great grandchildren, Isaiah, Kristen, Dietrich, Jasmine, and Michael; siblings, Lois Easterbrook, Paul Ohman, Jeanette Johnson, and Eunice (Gerald) Miller; and sister-in-law, Dianne (Paul) Midgett. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 30, 11 AM at Nowthen Alliance Church, 19653 Nowthen Blvd NW, Anoka, with coffee & fellowship prior to service at 9:30 AM. Private interment will take place at West Oak Grove Cemetery.