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Jack Holt

March 19, 1931 — June 14, 2015

Jack Donald Holt, age 84, of Cannon Falls died on Sunday afternoon, June 14, 2015 at Diamond Rehab and Living of Cannon Valley, Cannon Falls. Jack was born on March 19, 1931 in Eureka Township, the son of Edward and Glenis (Beisner) Holt. He graduated from Wanamingo High School in 1950 and worked labor jobs in the area. He served with the US Air Force in 1950 until his honorable discharge. Following his discharge, he worked for Honeywell for 36 years until his retirement in November, 1986. He married Eleanor Holm on June 26, 1954 at St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. He was a member of the Kraft-Ostrom American Legion Post #142. He was also a proud member of the 1952 State Championship Cannon Falls Bears Baseball Team! He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Helen; and aunt, Verna Beisner. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 61 years, Eleanor; children, Keith (Jan), Steven (Karen), and Diane (Mark) David, all of Cannon Falls; 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lavern (Bonnie) and Duane (Judy), all of Cannon Falls; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and loving in-laws, Sharon (Jack) Dockter of Cannon Falls, Janet (Larry) Provost of Lakeville, and Jerry Erickson (friend, Marlene Ulrich) of Cannon Falls. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 18 from 5-8 p.m. at Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls. Funeral service will be on Friday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation from 1-2 p.m., at First English Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. Interment with military honors will follow at the Cannon Falls Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Arik Holt, Leif Holt, Joe David, and Braedon Holt and great-grandsons, Connor Holte and Mason Lundell. Honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters, Kayla Holte, Aimee Carlson, Lauralee Olson, Maja-Lina Lundell, and Sarah David and great-grandchildren, Madalynn Lundell, Aydria Olson, Will Olson, Drake Holte, Aidan Holte, Jenna Lundell, Elsa Cernohous, and Lyla Holt. Memorials are preferred to donor's choice.

Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009

Previous Events

Thursday, June 18, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lundberg Funeral Home

5839 Hwy 19 Blvd
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Friday, June 19, 2015
2:00 PM
First English Lutheran Church

511 W. Belle St.
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

with visitation from 1-2 p.m. at church

Graveside Service
Friday, June 19, 2015
Cannon Falls Cemetery

Hwy 19 E
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

with military honors

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