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Obituary for Carl E. Umlauf

Carl E. Umlauf, age 76, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020, at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Friday, December 11, 2020 at Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown with Father John Fischer as celebrant.

Services will be recorded and added to our website when available.

Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Watertown.

Pallbearers will be Steve Nigg, Carl C. Umlauf, Bridgette Umlauf, Colten Mittun, Clayton Redwing and Mike Weber.

Honorary pallbearers will be his home health nurses.

Carl Emil Umlauf was born October 6, 1944 to Carl Emil and Alberta Mae (Morton) Umlauf in Perham, Minnesota. He grew up in Star Lake Township near Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

He was united in marriage to Marjorie Van Dyke on March 16, 1968 in Watertown, South Dakota. Carl was an over-the-road truck driver and they owned and operated C&M Trucking for many years. The couple had celebrated 39 years of marriage before Marge passed away March 25, 2007.

Carl enjoyed cars, watching western shows and loved listening to Elvis Presley.

Carl is survived by his children, Kim (Dale) Christenson of Albert Lea, MN, Carl K. (Jodi) Umlauf of Watertown, SD and Chad Umlauf of Watertown, SD; six grandchildren, Dale Jr., Jacob, Carl, Taylor, Bridgett and Oliver; four great-grandchildren, Sophie, Jack, Kalina and Kobe; two sisters; and one brother.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Alberta; his wife, Marjorie; his daughter, Deborah; and 14 siblings.