Veronica C. Holmberg, Maple Lake

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Veronica C. Holmberg, age 96, of Maple Lake, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at the Annandale Care Center where she has been a resident the past 2 years.
Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 3, 2011, at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. Michael Izen officiating. The pallbearers were Brian Jensen, Ron Rumsey, Jason Carlson, Milan Rotar, Jim Clark and Bryan Clark. The honorary pallbearers were Lynn Jensen, Laurie Rumsey and Lois Carlson. The music for the service was provided by Krista Elsenpeter Tarbox and Sarah Goelz. Burial was at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in Chatham Township. Friends called from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, and 9-10 a.m., Friday, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. There was a prayer service at 5 p.m., Thursday.
Veronica Cecelia Holmberg was born May 15, 1915, in Marysville Township, Wright County, to Edward and Emma (Lambert) Lacina. She was a 1933 graduate of Annandale High School. On June 23, 1936, she was joined in Holy Matrimony to Walter James Holmberg at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Kimball. They lived on the original Holmberg homestead farm in Chatham Township, Wright County. She enjoyed living and working on the farm along with gardening, baking, canning and sewing.  She also worked for a short time at Wonderall in Buffalo. She especially enjoyed visiting with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a member of St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Council of Catholic Women and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
She is survived by her children, David (Pat) Holmberg of Maple Lake, Cheryl Rotar of Chicago IL, Jeanne Holmberg of Buffalo; six grandchildren, Jim and Brian Clark, Lynn Jensen, Laurie Rumsey, Lois Carlson and Milan Rotar, seven great-grandchildren Tyler, Tanner, Trever, Mackenzie, Jay, Megan and Luke; sisters, Ann Thompson of Moreno Valley, CA, Irma Jensen of New Hope, sisters-in-law, Luella Ahlm of Buffalo and Bernice Robasse of Buffalo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter, in 1983; an infant daughter, Rita, daughter, Marion Clark; infant sister, Bernice, brothers, Lloyd, Danny and Bernard, and sisters, Ethel Stuhr, Clara Wolters, Lorraine Lacina and Sally Bodine.
The arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Maple Lake. Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute & Funeral Webcast online at dingmannfuneral.com
Veronica C. Holmberg, age 96, of Maple Lake, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at the Annandale Care Center where she has been a resident the past 2 years.
Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 3, 2011, at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. Michael Izen officiating. The pallbearers were Brian Jensen, Ron Rumsey, Jason Carlson, Milan Rotar, Jim Clark and Bryan Clark. The honorary pallbearers were Lynn Jensen, Laurie Rumsey and Lois Carlson. The music for the service was provided by Krista Elsenpeter Tarbox and Sarah Goelz. Burial was at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in Chatham Township. Friends called from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, and 9-10 a.m., Friday, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. There was a prayer service at 5 p.m., Thursday.
Veronica Cecelia Holmberg was born May 15, 1915, in Marysville Township, Wright County, to Edward and Emma (Lambert) Lacina. She was a 1933 graduate of Annandale High School. On June 23, 1936, she was joined in Holy Matrimony to Walter James Holmberg at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Kimball. They lived on the original Holmberg homestead farm in Chatham Township, Wright County. She enjoyed living and working on the farm along with gardening, baking, canning and sewing.  She also worked for a short time at Wonderall in Buffalo. She especially enjoyed visiting with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a member of St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Council of Catholic Women and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
She is survived by her children, David (Pat) Holmberg of Maple Lake, Cheryl Rotar of Chicago IL, Jeanne Holmberg of Buffalo; six grandchildren, Jim and Brian Clark, Lynn Jensen, Laurie Rumsey, Lois Carlson and Milan Rotar, seven great-grandchildren Tyler, Tanner, Trever, Mackenzie, Jay, Megan and Luke; sisters, Ann Thompson of Moreno Valley, CA, Irma Jensen of New Hope, sisters-in-law, Luella Ahlm of Buffalo and Bernice Robasse of Buffalo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter, in 1983; an infant daughter, Rita, daughter, Marion Clark; infant sister, Bernice, brothers, Lloyd, Danny and Bernard, and sisters, Ethel Stuhr, Clara Wolters, Lorraine Lacina and Sally Bodine.
The arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Maple Lake. Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute & Funeral Webcast online at dingmannfuneral.com
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