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William Harvey (Bill) Okerman

William Harvey (Bill) Okerman

William Harvey (Bill) Okerman, born June 16, 1930, died of natural causes on July 25, 2013, in Hopkins, MN, at the age of 83. Bill was born in Little Falls, MN, and graduated from Little Falls High School in 1947. He married Donna C. Tedford, of Little Falls, in 1953. Moving to Bemidji in 1963 he operated Okerman Surveying until retiring in 1992.

In retirement, he and Donna spent their time traveling the US and Canada in their RV, wintering in Apache Junction, AZ, and summering at their home on Lake Bemidji.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Axel and Florence Okerman. He is survived by his wife, Donna; his brother, Roger (Sandy) Okerman, Venice, FL; his children, Susan (Mike) Loehrer, Plymouth, MN; Tim (Kelley) Edina, MN; Bob (Kathy) Claremont, CA; Kevin (Marcy) San Diego, CA; Kurt, Minneapolis, MN; Gregg (Krista) Greenfield, MN; and 12 grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013, 11:00 AM, at St. Philips Church. A luncheon will follow the service. Memorials preferred to the Alzheimer's Association.