Obituary of Omer Vernell Kallevig
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Omer Vernell Kallevig was born April 2, 1929, in Willmar, MN to Sig and Mattie (Froland) Kallevig. He graduated from Willmar High School and North Central Bible College in Minneapolis. Omer was united in marriage to June Marion Paulson on June 10, 1954, in Redwood Falls, MN. Omer pastored churches in Sleepy Eye, Marshall, Monticello and Moorhead, MN and Waupaca, WI. He was elected District Secretary/Treasurer and then District Superintendent of the WI/Northern MI District of the Assemblies of God. Upon retirement, Omer and June moved to Springfield, MN. Known for his sense of humor and his servants heart, his greatest accomplishment was loving people.
Omer Kallevig died Friday, February 1, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield at the age of 89.
He is survived by his wife June; children- Jody (Doug) Kallevig Lester, Steven (Kerry Pappin) Kallevig, Donita (Ken) Kallevig Bryant, and Ron Kallevig; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother Don Kallevig; and sisters- Lowella Wold and Ruth Larsen. Omer is preceded in death by his parents Severin and Mathilda Kallevig; brothers- Marlin and Lowell Kallevig; and sisters- Alice Huisinga, Fern Eckblad, and Eunice Huisinga.