Omer Vernell Kallevig, 89, died on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at
St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield.
Omer Vernell Kallevig was born April 2, 1929, in Willmar to Sig and Mattie (Froland) Kallevig. He graduated from Willmar High School and North Central Bible College in Minneapolis. Omer was united in marriage to June Marion Paulson on June 10, 1954, in Redwood Falls. Omer pastored churches in Sleepy Eye, Marshall, Monticello and Moorhead, Minnesota, and Waupaca, Wisconsin. He was elected District Secretary/Treasurer and then District Superintendent of the Wisconsin/Northern Michigan District of the Assemblies of God. Upon retirement, Omer and June moved to Springfield. Known for his sense of humor and his servant’s heart, his greatest accomplishment was loving people.
He is survived by his wife June; children, Jody (Doug) Kallevig Lester, Steven (Kerry Pappin) Kallevig, Donita (Ken) Kallevig Bryant, and Ron Kallevig; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother Don Kallevig; and sisters, Lowella Wold and Ruth Larsen. Omer is preceded in death by his parents, Severin and Mathilda Kallevig; brothers, Marlin and Lowell Kallevig; and sisters, Alice Huisinga, Fern Eckblad, and Eunice Huisinga.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.