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Violet (Kaluza) Holmquist

March 15, 1925 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 95)

Obituary

Violet was born March 5, 1925, in Burleene Township, Todd County, to George & Alvina (Marten) Kaluza.  On October 4, 1944, she married Lloyd Holmquist; they farmed together until retirement.  Violet was a member of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school and release time for many years and was active in the ladies’ aid.  Violet was a 4-H Leader, a member of the Clarissa Sportsmen’s Club and the Germania Community Club.  Violet worked farmers markets for 15 years in Nisswa, Sauk Centre, Hewitt, Long Prairie, Verndale and Staples.  She enjoyed cooking and baking and seeing that everyone had plenty to eat.

Violet is preceded in death by her parents and husband Lloyd in 1994.  She is survived by her son Allen (Patsy) Holmquist of Clarissa and grandsons:  David (Cheryl) Holmquist, Peter (Jeri) Holmquist; 5 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 2, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church
312 Highway 71 East
Clarissa, MN 56440

Funeral Service
Monday
November 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church
312 Highway 71 East
Clarissa, MN 56440

Committal
Monday
November 2, 2020

11:45 AM
Evergreen Cemetery
30167 340th Street
Clarissa, MN 56440

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