A Celebration of the Life of Omer Kallevig will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday April 6, in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home with Chaplain Noel Wetter officiating.
Visitation for one hour will precede the service.
Mr. Kallevig died on Feb. 1, 2019, in St. John Lutheran Home.
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 was preceded in death by his
parents; brothers, Marlin and Lowell Kallevig; and sisters, Alice Huisinga, Fern Eckblad, and Eunice Huisinga.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.