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Gordon E. 'Red' Oman

BESSEMER, Mich. - Gordon E. "Red" Oman, 82, of Bessemer passed away on Aug. 7, 2020, at his home in Bessemer.

Gordon was born on Feb. 21, 1938, to Alfred and Helmi Oman. He attended local schools and later attended meat cutters school in Ohio.

On Oct. 12, 1981, he married Rita Kontny.

He worked at Big Dollar Super Market in Bessemer and Sunday Lake Super Market in Wakefield as a meat cutter.

Gordon enjoyed fishing, hunting and snowmobiling. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ironwood Township.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Helmi Oman.

Gordon is survived by his wife, Rita; stepson, Kevin Erickson; stepdaughter, Louise (Tim Jarvis) Erickson; stepgrandchildren, Tim Jarvis Jr. and Logyne Erickson; and his best buddy, his dog, Otis.

A private graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood

The family has chosen McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home in Ironwood to honor Gordon's legacy of life. You can leave a condolence or a tribute at