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Ila M. Ohlemann July 13, 1915 - April 30, 2009

REDWOOD FALLS -- Ila Madine Ohlemann, 93, of Redwood Falls, formerly of Sanborn, died Thursday at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sanborn with burial in the Sanborn City Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls.

She was born July 13, 1915, in Ireton, Iowa, to Judson and Mayme (Bartlett) Wheeler. The family moved to Redwood Falls in 1920 and, in 1934, to Sanborn.

She married Martin Ohlemann on Nov. 10, 1935, in Sanborn. They lived in Sanborn and she worked as a cook for the Sanborn Public School for 23 years. She moved to Redwood Falls in 1995.

She is survived by her son: John (and Diane) Ohlemann of Gibbon; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1987; daughter: Audrey Plotz; son-in-law Ray Plotz; five brothers; and three sisters.