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August 11, 1936 – Thursday, January 24, 2014

Service Information
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Friday, April 18th, 2014
1:30 P.M.

Visitation Information

Kenneth Earl “Mac” McHolland, age 77 of Monticello and formerly of Montrose passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014 at CentreCare Health Nursing Home in Monticello.

He was born on August 11, 1936 in Kentucky, the son of Earl and Anna May (Blake) McHolland.

Mac honorably served his Country in The United States Army.

On June 3, 1961, Kenneth McHolland and Anita Santos were joined in holy marriage at Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul. God blessed their marriage with three children.

Mac was the former owner of The Twister One Stop in Montrose, running a truck stop and had the towing business.

He enjoyed flee-marketing, playing cards, having coffee with the guys, buying toys and trains, spending time with his friends and family, and watching his grand kids play sports.

He was a member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Monticello.

Survived by his wife of fifty two years: Anita “Annie” McHolland of Monticello; children: Robert M. (Linda) McHolland of North Dakota, Colleen Skillings (Scott VanLith) of Monticello and Lisa Kimmer of Big Lake; eight grandchildren: Robert McHolland Jr. and Anthony McHolland; Aaron, Felicia and Mariah Skillings; David, Daniel & Christina Kimmer; two great grandchildren: Jayson and Aubriana Skillings; a sister: Christine Ray of Louisville, KY; and many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Kenneth “Mac” McHolland will be held on Saturday, February 1st, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Monticello.

Inurnment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Friday, January 31st from 5-8 P.M. at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Monticello. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Saturday, February 1st at the church from 9-10 A.M.

Casket Bearers will be Robert McHolland Jr., Anthony McHolland, Aaron Skillings, David Kimmer, Daniel Kimmer and Rito Hernandez Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

9 Guestbook Entries

  1. Larry & Sheila Dalbec

    We were so sorry to hear that Mac had passed away. We will keep you in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. Take care.

  2. Brenda Schwantz

    I am so very sorry to hear about dear Mac. He will truly be missed.

  3. Heni Esget

    Thinking about you at this difficult time. Mac and his humor will be greatly missed.

  4. Rex Morgan

    Sorry to hear about the passing of Mac. We shared some really good times playing cards at the round table.

  5. Niles & Rae Scott

    We remember the poker games we played with Judy & Elroy. The softball games we played together with our wives & kids having a picnic at the games. The times we worked at Rosco. When you sold tires from our wards store at the Twister. Sheila working for you as a teen. Bobby towing Sheila’s car out of the ditch. Collen & Lisa coming to our house to play cards. Many more fond memories. Love & Hugs,
    Rae & Niles

  6. Yvonne Moffatt

    Sorry to hear about Mac, your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Linda Wehr

    I am so sorry to hear about “Mac”. I heard about it on the obituaries on the local radio. I was shocked. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen him, but your family was always nice to me when I lived at the trailer park many years ago. He will be sadly missed but the memories of him will be with your family always and he is at peace now and in the Lord’s hands. He is watching over your family and he is in your hearts forever. Again I am so sorry.

  8. Joanne and Steve Atkinson

    Annie and family,
    We are so sorry about the loss of Mac, he was an amazing man. We have lots of memories with your family, please know we are thinking of you and send hugs and prayers your way. Love you guys.

  9. Rita Nelson

    Annie, I am so sorry to hear about Mac’s passing. Having retired from working at the N.H., I haven’t kept in touch. Mac was a very interesting person and I enjoyed his many stories. Prayers for your family.


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