Resident Spotlight

Milton K. Obermann


Milton was born February 3, 1934 in Andrew, Iowa.  His parents’ names were Elmer and Hattie (Sisler) Obermann.  Milton is an only child and graduated from Andrew High School in 1951.  He worked various jobs and on the family farm while attending Loras College in Dubuque.  He graduated from Loras College in 1956 with an education degree.  Milton taught at Miles, Welton, and other area schools before devoting all of his time to farming the family farm in the mid-60’s.  Milton has farmed his entire life on the four-generation farm eight miles west of Bellevue.

Milton married Roberta Cain in 1958, and they raised seven children: Theresa, James, Mary Ann, Elmer, Joseph, Christina, and Milton.  Milton’s wife, Roberta, passed away in 2016.  Milton and Roberta took great pride in their children.  Milton has 12 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.