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Rev. Richard C. Holmen

August 18, 1935 — May 21, 2022

Rev. Richard C. Holmen, 86, of Waterloo, IL, died May 21, 2022, in Fenton, MO. He was born August 18, 1935, in Powers Lake, ND.

    He is survived by his wife, of 65 years, Beverly Holmen, nee Snyder; children Charles (Diane Lux) Holmen and David (Diane DuMont) Holmen; grandchildren Eric Catalano, Dana Catalano (Scott VanBuren), Sarah (Patrick) Quernheim, Stephanie (Brett) Donjon, Kathryn Holmen, and Daniel Holmen; great grandchildren Trinitee, Emma, Triton, Isaac, Genevieve, Abraham, Baylon, Josephine, and Esther; brothers James (Lyleen), Robert (Patricia), Donald (Loretta), and John Riley (Betty) Holmen; sister Jean Schnabel; sister-in-law Lynn Babylon; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

    He is preceded in death by his parents Oscar & Jennie (nee Ekberg) Holmen; brother-in-law Delmar Schnabel; and father-in-law and mother-in-law Howard and Marie Snyder.

    Richard was a former member of Rotary Club in Fremont, Nebraska. He served 7 American Baptist churches and was a chaplain in Elgin, IL. In his retirement years, Richard continued his ministry as an interim pastor. He was an avid sports fan and loved all professional sports and enjoyed traveling with his family and friends. His smile and sense of humor touched every person he knew. Many thanks to the Cedarhurst Assisted Living Community.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
First Baptist Church of Fremont, NE or Parkinson.org

Visitation:
    4 PM to 8 PM Friday, May 27, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    9 AM until time of service Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home

Funeral:
    10 AM Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
        Rev. Richard Crooks officiating

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Friday, May 27, 2022

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