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Dorman E. Tarman, 85

Dorman Ellsworth Tarman of Osceola, Wis., passed away on July 7, at Christian Community Homes of Osceola.

He was born on June 18, 1932, to Edward and Gladys (Nimtz) Tarman in Turtle Lake, Wis., and graduated from Turtle Lake High School in 1950. Dorman was drafted in the U.S. Army in 1952 and served his country in Germany during the Korean War.

On March 10, 1956 Dorman married Darlene (Hatch) and they raised 5 children on their hobby farm in East Farmington, Wis.

After 36 years of service at Andersen Corporation Dorman retired in 1990. He was proud of his work at Andersen Corporation, his family (attending all of his children's and grandchildren's events that he could) and kept his yard and anything he owned in immaculate form. He was truly a family man and loved his family very much.

Dorman was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Gladys (Nimtz) Tarman; brothers-in-law, Lowell Robarge and Ronald Hatch; son-in-law, Dan Sicard; and great-grandson, Jack Ulrich.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Darlene; children, Cheryl (Jerry) Springer, Wendy Sicard, Jeff (Laurie) Tarman, Brad (Michelle) Tarman and Steve (Marlys) Tarman; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Sheldon (Gloria) Tarman, Robert (Pat) Tarman and Gerald (Peg) Tarman; and sister Janice Robarge; and countless relatives and friends.

Funeral Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Zion Lutheran Church in East Farmington, Wis. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Osceola, Wis., and one hour prior to the service at church on Wednesday. Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery in East Farmington.

Arrangements by the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Osceola, Wis. Condolences may be expressed online at