Catherine M. Holzwarth, 54, of Canton, Minn., passed away unexpectedly on April 18, 2018, at her home.
Cathy was born June 13, 1953, in St. Paul, Minn. She was adopted by Carlton and Clara (Asleson) Myhre of Spring Grove, Minn. In 1971 she graduated from the Spring Grove High School. On September 18, 1971, she married David Holzwarth, Sr. They lived in Caledonia, Houston, Eitzen, and Spring Grove, before settling in Mabel where they lived for 21 years. She had worked at the Redwood in Caledonia, the Cliff House in Decorah, Walmart, and helped on the farm. David passed away April 10, 2007. After David’s passing, she moved to Canton where she had resided since. She was a member of the Scheie Lutheran Church and enjoyed her horses, sewing, quilting, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by four children: Rebecca Holzwarth of Mabel, Benjamin (Shanna) of Waukon, Iowa, Tina (Steve) Wallin of Mabel, and Andrew (Andrea Forcey) of La Crosse; and 11 grandchildren: Kalinda Kolek, Katrina Holzwarth, Piper Carmack, Paige Carmack, Brooklyn Wallin, Brianna Wallin, Sean Wallin, Steven Wallin III, Harli Holzwarth, Hally Holzwarth, and Hayden Holzwarth.
She was preceded in death by her husband David, Sr., a son, David, Jr.; her parents, and a brother, John Myhre.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel, with the Rev. Mary Waudby officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel and one hour prior to services at the church.