Obituary: John Tempelman

January 03, 1931 – July 24, 2019

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

John Tempelman age 88, of Lansing, Illinois, formerly of Edgerton, MN, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

He is survived by his beloved wife Betty (nee Zandstra) Tempelman. Loving father of Judy (George) Otto, Patty (Fred) Dorsch, Phil (Karri) Tempelman, and Mike (Sherry) Tempelman. Cherished grandfather of Melissa Huge, Renee Nelson, Doug Kooy, Joe Dorsch, Jim Dorsch, Ella Tempelman, Kevin Tempelman, Bryan Tempelman, Christopher Tempelman, Collin Tempelman, Curtis Tempelman, Leah Tempelman, Jeff Otto and Kristen VanderLinden. Great grandfather of Kolton, Rylan, Laney, Haylee, Jocelyn, Marissa, Samantha, Connor, Ethan, Chase, Collin, Cassie, Mallory, Adrian, Iris. Fond brother of Marie and Kay. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his parents John and Anna Tempelman, brothers Luke and Toon, and grandson Adam Dorsch.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services for John will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at 11:30 AM at First Church (PCA), 3134 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois with Pastor Cary Gephart officiating. John will be laid to rest at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.

John was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He was in business with Pete Ham for 25 years. John was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, and son. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was loved by many, and he will be truly missed. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in John’s name to St. Anthony of Lansing, 3025 Spring Lake Drive, Lansing, Illinois 60438.

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