Marlyn Ostendorf Aug. 9, 1939 - Oct. 25, 2013
RAYMOND - Marlyn "Mickey" Ostendorf, 74, of Raymond, died Friday, October 25th at Rice Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday October 30th at 10 am at Bethany Reformed Church in Clara City. Burial will be held in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 5 -7 pm at the Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Clara City and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday.
Funeral arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Clara City for Mickey Ostendorf.
Marlyn, "Mickey" Ostendorf was born August 9, 1939, on the family farm in Lone Tree Township, Chippewa County, the son of Harm & Martha Ostendorf. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Reformed Church. Mickey graduated from the Clara City High School in 1958. He farmed in Lone Tree Township his entire life. He worked for the Clara City Creamery for a time before beginning a career in road construction, retiring from Hardrives Construction in 2011 at the age of 72 years. He was a member of the Christian Labor Union and also the Forty Niner's Labor Union. Mickey enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He also spent time at auctions and visiting with friends. Mickey passed away on Friday, October 25, 2013, at Rice Memorial Hospital, following a farm accident. He is survived by his children: John Ostendorf of Raymond; Bev (Bill) Olson of Montevideo; Gary Ostendorf of Montevideo; Susan (Bob) Stevens of Hazel Run; Kristi (Brad) Runyon of Champlin and Angie (Dale) Thompson of Cloquet; grandchildren: Derek, Danielle, Ryan, Trista, Gena, Luke, Leah, Cameron, Adam, Tanner, Jerod, Jordan, Tyler, Breanna and Ashley; great grandchildren: Hunter, Brooklyn, Chase, Braden and Landen; siblings: Ervin (Marian) Ostendorf of St. Louis Park; Virgil Ostendorf of Edinboro, PA; Evelyn Bourne of Montevideo; Roger (Donna) Ostendorf of Atwater and Marlene (Roy) Christianson of Blomkest; and several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.