Dorine Oehler

Friday, September 7, 2012

Dorine A. Oehler, age 91, of Storm Lake, died August 31, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Dorine A. Konradi was born December 16, 1920 in Ida Grove, the daughter of Jake and Winnie Konradi. Growing up, she was baptized and confirmed. She attended school in Ida Grove.

Dorine worked at Buena Vista College for Saga/Marriott in the Food Services for 27 years. Dorine was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. She loved children and babysitting, especially her grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino. Dorine treasured her family and family gatherings. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Gary (Kay) Oehler of Lakeside; Doug (Vici) Oehler of Storm Lake; grandchildren: Terry (Zuska) Oehler of Colorado; Tammy (Eric) Oehler of Lakeside; Gavin Oehler of Storm Lake; Pam O'Brien of Storm Lake; Jennifer (Brent) Jones of Albert City; Richard O'Brien of Des Moines; Melissa (Daniel) Freese; Mandy (Christian) Fisher; Adam (Stephanie) Oehler; great grandchildren: Dominic, Hunter, and Jonathon Oehler; Kaylee and Emma Oehler; Trey, Teondra, Trenton, and Tia O'Brien; Jordan, Katie, and Dallas Jones; Madiason and Kennedy Cooper; Grace and Faith Freese; Thayden Fisher; sister, Helen Allison Ellis of Minneapolis, Minn.; sisters-in-law: Violet Konradi; Laura Madsen; Faye Konradi; extended family and friends.

Dorine was preceded in death by her parents, Jake and Winnie Konradi; son, Terry K. Oehler; brothers: Floyd Konradi, Clyde Konradi, Robert Konradi, and Earl Konradi; sisters, June Rice and Dorothy Mae Schoening.