Myrtle L. Holzheimer

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Myrtle L. Holzheimer

Myrtle L. Holzheimer
November 8, 1925 • April 2, 2016

Myrtle L. Holzheimer, 90, died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at her son’s home in Oostburg, Wisconsin under Hospice care.  

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Benson.  Visitation was held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and continued for one hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial was in the Benson City Cemetery.  

Myrtle L. Holzheimer was born  November 8, 1925 in Pope County, Minnesota, the daughter of Luther and Mabel (Lee) Larson.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and grew up in rural Swift Falls on the family farm.  She attended country school in Swift County and graduated from Benson High School in 1943.

November 23, 1946, Myrtle was united in marriage to Edgar W. Holzheimer at Rolling Forks Church.  They lived in Benson and over the years Myrtle worked at Swift County Bank, J.C. Penny’s and Agralite Co-Op.  Myrtle was a member of the Swift County Historical Society and Sons of Norway.  She was involved in many church activities, taught Sunday school, assisted with the church newsletter, and was an active member with L.W.M.L.  Myrtle enjoyed sewing, quilting, embroidery, and gardening.  

She was called from this life  April 2, 2016 at her son’s home in Oostburg, Wisconsin under Hospice care.  She attained 90 years, four months and 24 days of age.

Myrtle is survived by her children: Allen (Bonnie) Holzheimer of Oostburg, WI, Kaye (James) Jankowsky of St. Cloud, Arden (Rhonda) Holzheimer of St. Cloud, and Arlen (Ceil) Holzheimer of Rockville; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and brother, Ronald (Alta) Larson of Benson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Mabel Larson; husband, Edgar Holzheimer in 1978; and grandson, Aaron Holzheimer.

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Arrangements were with Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.

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