|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1936|
Cerro Gordo County
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 1996|
Spencer L. Ollenburg, 60 of Garner, died Wednesday, November 20, 1996 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Mn. Spencer Lynn Ollenburg, the son of Herbert Luther and Ruth Magdalen (Boehnke) Ollenburg was born July 22, 1936 at Mason City. After graduation from Garner High School in 1954, he attended college at Iowa State University at Ames. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1956, he began working at Hancock County National Bank where he served as president from 1977-90. He completed a course of instruction from the graduate school of banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI. On April 14, 1963, he married Dorothea Ruth Steege at St. Paul Luthern Church in Garner. They made their home and raised their family in Garner. Spence enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, golfing and playing cribbage.
He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where he had served as chairman of the congregation, deacon, treasurer, on the church council, sang in the choir and belonged to the Bible study class. He was a former member and past-president of the Garner Lion's Club. He had belonged to the American Banker's Association, the Iowa Banker's Association, the Adult & Children With Learning Disabilities and the Garner Chamber of Commerce. He had been treasurer of the Garner-Hayfield Community Schools, served as Concord Township Clerk and on the board of directors of Duncan Heights and was a current director of Hancock County Bank & Trust, since 1969.
He is survived by three children, Herbert Andrew Ollenburg and his wife, Linda, and their daughter, Katie, all of Rochester, MN, Amy Ruth Hansen and her busband, Michael, and their two children, Benjamin and Carly, all of Aberdeen, S.D. and Susanne Lynn Johnson and her husband, Mark, and their son, Zachary, all of Lee's Summit, MO; his mother, Ruth M. Ollenburg of Garner and a sister, Sylvia Ann Swale and her busband, Dr. Ralph Swale, of Clear Lake.
He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert L. Ollenburg, November 26, 1987.
Herbert Peter Ludwig Ollenburg (1911 - 1987)
Ruth Magdaline Boehnke Ollenburg (1911 - 2000)
Created by: Richard Bohn
Record added: Mar 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67670926