Minnie H. Ommen

January 30, 1918 - December 17, 2017

Funeral services for Minnie H. Ommen were held Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah. Interment followed at the Highland Cemetery in Okemah. Minnie H. Ommen was born January 30, 1918 in Missouri to Charles and Myrtle (Thornton) Steiger. She passed away, Sunday, December 17, 2017 in Okemah at the age of 99. Mrs. Ommen was a longtime resident of the Okemah area, having moved from Leedey, Oklahoma in 1963. She and Ernest Elmer Ommen were married August 3, 1936 in Antioch, Oklahoma; he later preceded her in death April 4, 1990. Mrs. Ommen operated a greenhouse and nursery for more than 20 years and was a loyal member of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church of Okemah. She also enjoyed traveling. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one sister, Doris Kauk; one grandson, Scott and one granddaughter, Sherry. Survivors include her two grandsons, Steve and Cindy Briggs of Okemah and Jim and Jackie Briggs of Tuttle, Oklahoma and 6 great-grandchildren, Joe, Jordan, Jill, Kelly, Jake and Kylie. Serving as active pallbearers will be Jake Briggs, Joe Briggs, Randy Rumley, Steve Briggs and Jim Briggs. Services will be under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be made at www.Parks-BrothersFuneralHome.com.

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