Oliver “Ollie” Holman

Birth
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Death 20 Sep 1997 (aged 80)
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 84833398 · View Source
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Oliver "Ollie" Holman, 80, of Piedmont Avenue died Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997, in St. Mary's Medical Center.

He was a lifelong Duluth resident and a 1935 graduate of Denfeld High School. He received training in Fort Knox to serve overseas in World War II as a battalion motor sergeant for the 12th Armored Division of the U.S. Army. Mr. Holman was employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a federal meat inspector, retiring in 1983 after 35 years of service. He married Jean Carlson on June 30, 1956, in Duluth.

He was a member of VFW Post 137 and American Legion Post 71. His hobbies included baseball, fishing, bowling and "giving people a bad time."

His parents were Amund and Karen Holman. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Hans, Tony and Ole; and a sister, Lillian Marlow.

He is survived by his wife, Jean; a daughter, Lisa (Mel) Kauma of Coon Rapids; sons Chris and Joel (Christine), both of Duluth; sisters Anna Gundry and Mabel Peterson, both of Duluth; grandchildren Melissa, Olivia and Joanna; and many nieces and nephews.

His presence at the table will be missed, but his fun spirit will enrich us forever.

Burial in Oneota Cemetery.


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  • Created by: JudyH
  • Added: 11 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84833398
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oliver “Ollie” Holman (20 Jun 1917–20 Sep 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84833398, citing Oneota Cemetery, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by JudyH (contributor 47396333) .