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Lillian Ida Dammann, 95, of Glencoe

Lillian Dammann
Lillian Ida (Schuette) Dammann, 95, of Glencoe, died Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 12, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Paul Otte was the organist. Soloist Justin Rierson sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “One Day At a Time.” Congregational hymns were “How Great Thou Art” and “O, God, Our Help in Ages Past.”
Casket bearers were Jack Hanna, Alan Oppenheimer, Caitlin Jacob, Dr. Leah Asman, Melanie Asman, Tyler Oppenheimer, Aaron Oppenheimer, Ashley Dammann and Rebecca Dammann.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Lillian Ida (Schuette) Dammann was born Aug. 26, 1920, in Bergen Township, McLeod County. She was the daughter of John and Emma (Maack) Schuette. She was baptized as an infant on Sept. 12, 1920, and was confirmed in her faith as a youth on April 14, 1935, both by the Rev. R. Zwintscher at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Plato. She attended country school near her home.
On June 20, 1948, she was united in marriage to Raymond Arthur Dammann by the Rev. C.E. Mix at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Plato. They made their home on the family farm in Helen Township and, upon retiring in 1992, moved to Glencoe. In 2010, Mrs. Dammann moved to Grand Meadows; in 2013, she became a resident of Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care. The Dammanns shared over 47 years of marriage before Mr. Dammann’s death on Oct. 31, 1995.
Mrs. Dammann was a hardworking farm wife, and took great pride in working beside her husband on the family farm. In the ’50s and ’60s, they were members of The Flying Farmers of America. She was an active member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, where she served on the ladies aid. She also volunteered at the Clothing Depot.
The farm was the center of Mrs. Dammann’s life. She loved to be outside in her gardens of many vegetables and flowers, especially her geraniums. There was always an overabundance she would share. She enjoyed sewing, embroidering, canning, her card party group and visiting with friends. She treasured her family.
She is survived by her children, Darlene Asman of Sterling Heights, Michigan, Joyce (Jack) Hanna of Fargo, North Dakota, Cynthia (Alan) Oppenheimer of Savage and Brian (Sara) Dammann of Glencoe; grandchildren, Caitlin (Jerry) Jacob of Highwood, Illinois, Dr. Leah Asman (husband Benson Lo) of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Melanie Asman of Sterling Heights, Michigan, Tyler Oppenheimer of St. Louis Park, Aaron Oppenheimer of Savage, Ashley Dammann of Glencoe and Rebecca Dammann of Glencoe; stepgrandchildren, Jared (Patricia) Asman of Arlington, Virginia, and Nicholas (Leslie) Asman of Brighton, Michigan; sister-in-law, Gertrude Zuhlsdorf of Richfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Emma Schuette; husband, Raymond Dammann; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Otto and Anna Dammann; son-in-law, Gary Asman; siblings, Arthur Schuette, Edwin Schuette, Clarence (Emma) Schuette, Harold Schuette, Malinda (Jerry) Templin, Olga (Fred) Franke, Regina (Herbert) Panning, Mathilda (William) Werth, Frieda (Vernon) Kruschke and Mabel (Ellsworth) Kunkel; and sister-in-law, Eldora (Harold) Danner.
Arrangements were with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com.