Harlin R. Oberndorfer, 85, of Altenburg, passed to eternity on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO.
He was born on November 13, 1937 in Frohna to Hugo and Alida (Popp) Oberndorfer.
He was baptized and confirmed at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna. He attended Concordia Lutheran Elementary School in Frohna. He graduated from Perryville High School in Perryville.
Harlin married his high school sweetheart, Rose Marie Elenora (Leimbach) Oberndorfer on December 6, 1959. They had been blessed with 64 years of marriage.
Harlin and Rose had three daughters, Tammy (Jim) Palisch of Altenburg, Lisa (Corey) Hemman of Altenburg, and Julie (Tim) Kaempfe of Ballwin, MO. Also surviving are grandchildren Derek (Heather) Palisch of Jackson, Olivia (Matthew) Oppelt of St. Louis, Jordan Hemman of Altenburg and Hilary (Nick) Bauman of Ballwin, MO, Madeline Kaempfe of The Colony, TX, Emma Kaempfe of Ballwin, MO and Grace Kaempfe of Ballwin, MO. Great-grandchildren are Emily and Aubrie Palisch, Eleanora and Emmett Oppelt, and Reese and Ozzy Bauman.
Harlin is also survived by three brothers, Gerald (Beth) Oberndorfer of Kansas City, MO, Gene Oberndorfer of Overland Park, KS and Darwin (Debra) Oberndorfer of Washington, MO. Sister-in-law, Flori (Schuessler) Oberndorfer of Perryville and multiple nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugo and Alida Oberndorfer, a brother, Charles Oberndorfer, and a sister-in-law, Iva (Weber) Oberndorfer.