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Paul J. Oberbroelking

Paul J. Oberbroelking

Geddes - Paul J. Oberbroekling, 88, died at Golden Living Center in Armour on Monday, November 4, 2013. Funeral service will be Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:30 AM at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Geddes with burial following in St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery in Geddes. Visitation will be Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 5 - 7 PM at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Geddes with a wake service at 7:00 PM. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in ArmourPaul J. Oberbroekling was born on April 21, 1925 to John and Catherine (Trychel) Oberbroekling at

Geddes, SD. He graduated from Geddes High School. After Graduation, Paul started farming with his father.

He married LaVonne Ahrens on April 8, 1947 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Geddes. They farmed near

Geddes until retiring in 1992. LaVonne died on April 4, 2004. Paul was a member of St. Ann's Catholic

Church in Geddes, Knights of Columbus, Charles Mix County and State Weed Board, and Geddes Farmers

Elevator Board. He enjoyed hunting playing cards, and baseball.

He is survived by 6 children, Raymond Oberbroekling of Columbus, NE, Dennis (Carol) Oberbroekling of

Geddes, SD, Kathy Thompson of Armour, SD, Susan Anderson of Lake Andes, SD, Mary (Rick) Holzinger

of Laurel, MT, and Eugene (Jane) Oberbroekling of Boise, ID, sister, Loretta Pavel of Geddes, SD, 13

grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 sisters, Agatha, Marie, and Lucille, brother, Leo, infant

brother, Clarence, and 2 sons-in-law, Terry Thompson and Neil Anderson.