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Oda ‘Odie’ Comnick, 94, of Glencoe

Oda “Odie” Emilie Comnick, 94, of Glencoe, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services in Glencoe.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 26, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating.
Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” “Nearer, My God, To Thee” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Pallbearers were David Diehn, Michael Becker, Veryl Schuch, Ronald Martin, Brian Becker, Luverne Becker and Ellsworth Becker. Interment was in the First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.
Oda “Odie” Emilie Comnick was born Dec. 8, 1920, in Penn Township. She was the daughter of Fred and Magdalena (Grochow) Becker. She was baptized as an infant on Dec. 26, 1920, by the Rev. George Diemer, and confirmed in her faith as a youth by the Rev. W. Ehrhardt Diemer, both at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Penn Township. She was educated at a country school in Penn Township.
On Sept. 25, 1941, she was united in marriage to Clarence Comnick by the Rev. W. Ehrhardt Diemer at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Penn Township. The couple made their home on the farm until 1969, when they moved to Glencoe. In 2012, Mrs. Comnick moved to Grand Meadows in Glencoe. The Comnicks shared over 65 years of marriage before Mr. Comnick’s death on July 20, 2007.
In addition to being a loving wife and homemaker, Mrs. Comnick worked at Green Giant and also made clothing alterations from her home. She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe. She enjoyed cleaning, quilting, sewing and embroidering. She also loved to play cards. She treasured the times spent with family and friends.
She is survived by her brother, Elmer Becker of Winthrop; sister, Rosie Ehlers of Glencoe; sisters-in-law, Beverly Becker of New Auburn, Myrtice Becker of New Auburn and Luella Comnick of Glencoe; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Magdalene Becker; husband, Clarence Comnick; siblings, Leonard (Esther) Becker, Raymond (Helen) Becker, Halbert Becker, Linda (Ebert) Schuch, Gerhard Becker, and Arlene (Elmer) Burdorf; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Arthur Ehlers, Clara Becker, Ralph (Viola) Comnick and Marvin (Eileen) Comnick.
Arrangements were with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Home in Glencoe. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com.