Yvonne Margaret Holman nee Eggemeyer, age 88 of Cannon Falls and formerly of Minot, ND, Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO, died early Wednesday morning, November 30, 2022 at Mayo Clinic Health System – Cannon Falls Hospital.
Yvonne was born on January 26, 1934 in Chester, IL, the daughter of Clarence and Jesse (Jones) Eggemeyer. She graduated from Chester High School in 1952. After high school, she graduated from Cosmetology School and started working in St Louis, where she met the man who would sweep her off her feet and soon become her husband of 64 years, Harold Holman.
After a beautiful, whirlwind romance, she married Harold on September 28, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Over the years she worked as a cosmetologist, bookkeeper and small business owner. With her husband, she owned the Ben Franklin Store in Minot from 1984 – 2002, when they retired.
Yvonne was a fiercely devoted, passionate, kind, and loving mother and grandmother. She was a devout lifelong Lutheran, who at the time of her passing, was a member of First English Lutheran Church. Yvonne was an artistic, creative, deeply caring soul who will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her daughters, Bambi (Robert) Crowley of Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY and Tiffany Holman of Cannon Falls; grandson, Ryan Crowley of Portland, ME; and granddaughter, Madison Crowley of Dublin, IRE.
She was preceded in death - by only 5 days - by her husband Harold Holman; her parents, Clarence and Jesse Eggemeyer; her brother Roger Eggemeyer; her sisters, Erna Eggemeyer, Betty (Ray) Bierman and Helen (Wibbert) Bierman.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 1:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Odessa, MN.