Patricia K. “Pat” Oltmanns


OREGON – Patricia K. “Pat” Oltmanns, age 79, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at the Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Nov. 12, 1941 in Dixon, the daughter of William “Albert” and LaVonne “Babe” (Frey) Schmidt.  

She graduated from Mt. Morris High School in 1959 and then attended Beautician School in Sterling. She married Richard K. Oltmanns on June 9, 1962 at the Emmanuel United Brethren Church in Polo. He preceded her in death in Nov. of 2009.

Pat operated her own Beauty Saloon out of her home for many years and also helped operate the family farm with her husband Richard. She was a longtime member of the Ebenezer Reformed Church where she also participated in the Ladies Aid of the church. She loved to garden and was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan. Most of all she loved to spend time with her family.

Besides her husband she was also predeceased by her parents and her brother Ron Schmidt. 

She is survived by her loving children; Kenneth Oltmanns of Dixon, Kevin (Heidi) Oltmanns of Byron, and Kathy Snodgrass of Chana, 2 brothers; Richard Schmidt of Mt. Morris and Gary (Ann) Schmidt of Sterling, 5 grandchildren; Amber (Timm) DeVries of Davis Junction, Zachary (Erika) Oltmanns of Davis Junction, Molly (Josh) Mattus of Omaha, Nebraska, Mathew Oltmanns of Oregon, and Brandon Snodgrass of Dixon, and 7 great grandchildren; Thea, Arlo, Jace, Remington, Kinley, Cooper, and Daxton. 

Funeral service was 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 at the Ebenezer Reformed Church, 2997 North German Church Road Oregon, IL 61061 with the Rev. Josiah Youngquist pastor of the church officiating. Visitation was 1 hour prior from 1-2 p.m. at the church on Thursday. A memorial fund is established for the Oregon Health Care Center. Burial in the Ebenezer Cemetery following the service. Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon is assisting the family.