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Marie Holmen


Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

Marie Holmen, age 95, of rural Lanesboro, Minn., died Tuesday evening, September 9, 2014, at Gundersen Harmony Care Center.

Marie was born May 18, 1919, in Rushford, Minn., the daughter of Oscar and Anna (Isberg) Berland. She moved with her family to the Preston area in the early 1920’s. She attended 1st and 2nd grade at High Grove Rural School, then began 3rd grade at Preston Public School, graduating from Preston High School in 1937. She then attended one year of Normal Teachers Training graduating in 1938. She taught for nine years in Fillmore County rural schools. She married Henry Holmen on June 10, 1947, at the Berland farm in rural Lanesboro. The couple made their home on the Holmen farm also in rural Lanesboro. Henry passed away in 2004.

Marie attended Union Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Lanesboro where she served on the church council, WELCA and taught Sunday school. She also served on the Fillmore County D.A.C. board for eight years.

Marie enjoyed 4-H and her many years of attending the Fillmore County Fair with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed growing flowers, cooking for her family and doing crossword puzzles.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Marie Sveen and her special friend Philip Durst both of Preston; one son, Robert Duane (Cindy) Holmen of rural Lanesboro; grandchildren, Mark (Becky) Holmen and Sarah (Darrin) Cambern of Fountain, Erik (Tara) Holmen of Lanesboro, Jenna Sveen of Rochester and Katie Sveen of Preston; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Carter Holmen, Riley and Ella Cambern and Jacksen Holman; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Berland. She was preceded in death by one son, Bryan Henry Holmen; five brothers; and one sister.

A private family funeral service has been held. Burial took place in the Union Prairie Lutheran Cemetery,

The family prefers memorials to Union Prairie Lutheran Church.

Winterize now, relax later

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

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Houston City Council discusses golf cart fees

By Angie Rodenburg

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

The Houston City Council held a meeting on September 8. At the meeting, the council agreed on changes to the city’s golf cart policy. They agreed to keep the fee for a permit at $50; however the permit will now be good for two years instead of one ..... 
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Government this week

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

•Monday, September 15, Preston City Council meeting, 6 p.m., Council Chambers. •Monday, September 15, Kingsland School Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. •Monday, September 15, Rushford-Peterson School Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Rushford Computer Room ..... 
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Mums is the word at Spring Valley Greenhouse

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

If you’re looking to spruce up your yard this fall, then Spring Valley Greenhouse & Floral has what you need. The Greenhouse originally opened 40 years ago, and for the last 12 years has been owned and operated by the Gehling family (Carol, Jacob ..... 
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Bloodmobile in Harmony on September 23

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

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Write the Story of Your Life workshop at Harmony Public Library

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

Have you ever wondered what your grandparents did when they were younger? Do you want to write your own story so your grandchildren won’t wonder the same thing? Jan Whalen, along with her sister Ruth and brother John, will be speaking about th ..... 
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Preston Tourism secures grant for purchase of bike repair station

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

The Preston Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $1,200 grant to Preston Area Tourism. The funds will be applied to the purchase of a bike repair station that will be placed by the Trailhead Inn. This will give visitors and residents a plac ..... 
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Child care town hall taking place in Preston Sept. 16

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

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