Morris James “Jim” Holman

Morris James “Jim” Holman

Death 19 Nov 2015 (aged 86)
Burial Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 155231440 · View Source
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Morris James “Jim” Holman, 86, Breckenridge, MN, formerly of Fredonia, ND died Thursday evening, November 19, 2015 at St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge, MN.

Morris Holman was born December 11, 1928 near Fredonia, ND, the son of Olaf Holman and Adeline (Grosz) Holman. He received his education at the Haag School District #2 in Logan County and graduated from Kulm High School in 1946. Growing up on the Holman Homestead farm, 1 ½ Miles east of Fredonia, he enjoyed hunting small game, pheasants and ducks.

He enlisted the US Navy January 14, 1948 at Fargo, ND. He was in the Navy for 20 years. He retired as a Master Chief Electricians Mate in 1967.

He and Ethel Herren were married October 15, 1954 at Putnam, TX. They made their home in Fredonia after his retirement from the Navy. In 1968 he went to work for the Fredonia Co-op Oil Company and also farmed a bit. Ethel passed away February 11, 1993.

He and Dolores Bagan were married in 1999 in Jamestown, ND. Jim and Dolores continued to share their love for camping, spending time at their lake cabin on Lake Melissa, MN and square dancing. In 2013 they moved to Breckenridge, MN.

He was a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores; seven step-daughters, Tresia Entzi, Kathleen (Randy) Merk, Judith Bagan, Victoria (Don) Halverson, Diane (Kent) Warren, Gayle (Cal) Gruebele, Melissa (Ryan) Johnson; four stepsons, Dr. Steven (Angela) Bagan, Kelly Crist, Kevin (Marsha) Crist and Curtis (Carrie) Crist; 24 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; two brothers, Arthur (DeLores) Holman and Kenneth (Dorothy) Holman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, 1 brother, Gene, one granddaughter, LoRee and one grandson, Jesse.

Funeral Service – 3:00 PM Monday November 23, 2015 at the Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, ND with Pastor Bryce Tahran, officiating

Interment – ND Veteran’s Cemetery at Mandan, ND

Adapted from Haut Funeral Home obituary

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  • Added: 20 Nov 2015
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