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“Dan & Chris, I am so sorry to learn of Tommy's death. I remember the little boy who greeted members as they arrived at Messiah when we first joined...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Arlene Johnson - Acquaintance

“We were so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. He always had a smile on his face when stopped by the farm to visit and a good story to tell. May in...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Brian & Lynette Ebersole Sterling

“The whole Eggleston family send love and prayers to the Ohltmanns. God will fill your souls with peace and get you through this difficult time. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Eggleston family - Friend

“When someone you LOVE becomes a "memory", it becomes a TREASURE.... May remembering help to ease the sorrow that you feel, and bring peace and...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Dale Huss - Lincoln, NE - Friend

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Geary - Acquaintance

“I've known Tommy for as long as I can remember, from sports to the many classes we shared over the years when I went to school with him. I am truly...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Christopher Green - Sterling, IL

“I am so sorry for your loss. When I saw on FB that Tommy had passed it just broke my heart. I am a retired custodian (at SHS) and in his early years...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Marta Saville - Sterling, IL

“Uncle Dan and Aunt Chris. We pray that The Lord gives strength and comfort to you both. May he guide you through your time of sorrow. We Love you...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Chad, Isabel & family Bryson - MI

“Dan, Chris, and family,I'm so deeply saddened by this news. I pray that you are comforted by your memories. Praying for your peace today and always....Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Liz Voss - Friend

“My thoughts n prayers are with you n your family ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Susan Sutter Shaw - San Antonio, TX

“Oh, I am so sorry to hear this! Love and prayers for you all! ❤ ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Jamie Harmon - Nixa, MO

“So very, very sorry to l hear of your loss.. Prayers for comfort. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Deb and Milt Kregar - Sterling, IL

“Mu sympathy and condolences to the friends and family. I remember many a day when Tommy would stop at our farm with his friends to borrow a tool or...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Kate Dusing - Saint Louis, MO

“Dan and Chris, we are heartbroken for you. We will keep you in our prayers. Larry and Kris Williams ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Larry Williams - Sterling, IL

“Chris and family, my deepest condolences for your loss. May you find peace and strength in the Lord. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Olga Torres - Sterling, IL

“I have a lot of memories of playing with Tommy and some other friends when I was younger. Thinking of playing airsoft, riding bikes around town and...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Joshua Gillam - Sterling, IL


STERLING – Thomas Lee Oltmanns, 21, died August 9, 2020.

He was born on December 13, 1998 in Rockford and was a graduate of Sterling High School. Tom was very dedicated to his work on the farm working many long hours. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and outdoor activities.

Survivors include his parents, Daniel and Christine (Valore) Otlmanns of Sterling; his sister Michele (Moe) Mandrell of Rock Falls; his brothers: Eldon(Felicia) Oltmanns of Bellvevue, NE and Ben Moore of Davenport, IA; his maternal grandmother Mary Wolf of Sterling; his paternal grandparents, Loren and Wanda Oltmanns of Sterling; two nieces Misti and Spencer; and two nephews: Mason and Cayden.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Vera Melvin.

Masks will be required along with social distancing in effect for a public visitation that will be held on Wednesday August 12, 2020 from 3-7 PM at New Life Lutheran Church in Sterling. The funeral will follow on Thursday at 10 AM in the church. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling