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April 22, 1932 – Saturday, May 23, 2015

Service Information
Church of St. Michael in St. Michael, MN
Saturday, May 30th, 2015
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Friday, May 29th, 2015
4-8 P.M.

Raymond V. Holthaus, age 83, of St. Michael passed away on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at his residence.
He was born on April 22, 1932 in Rockville Township, Stearns County the son of James H. & Rose C. (Loesch) Holthaus.
On June 8, 1955 Raymond V. Holthaus and Bernelda Hackenmueller were joined in holy marriage at the Church of St. Michael. God blessed their marriage with eight children.
Raymond engaged in dairy farming for many years.
He later worked at Gruman Steel and Garlock.
Raymond enjoyed his family, was a loving care giver and was a very patient man. He also enjoyed playing cards, gardening, canning, being an inventor.
He was a faithful member of St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael and belonged to The Knights of Columbus and Catholic Order of Foresters.
Survived by his loving children: Linda (Doug) Johnson of St. Michael, Kathy (Tom) Gleason of Rogers, Tom (Patty) Holthaus of St. Michael, Bonnie (Steve) Kilian of St. Michael and Judy (Jim) Paumen of Waverly; grandchildren: Amy (Matt) Larson, Lorie Gleason, Dan (Bree) Gleason & Bonnie Gleason; Paul Kilian, Tom Kilian, Katie Kilian, Susie Kilian, Joe Kilian & Julie Kilian; Andy Paumen, Jenny Paumen & Tony Paumen; Jesse Johnson & Jake Johnson and Wendy Holthaus; two great grandchildren: Nora & Stephen Gleason; brothers and sisters: Charles (Betty) Holthaus of Monticello, Richard (Annella) Holthaus , Bernice Bursch and Leona Henson all of Buffalo; sisters-in-law and a brothers-in-law: Irmina Holthaus, Aggie Hackenmueller, Carol Hackenmueller, Fr. Jerome Hackenmueller and Jim (Sharon) Hackenmueller; nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his wife: Bernelda, a daughter Nancy Jean, a son Timothy Allen, a daughter Karen Ann, his parents James & Rose Holthaus, a sister Lucille Holthaus, a brother Fred Holthaus and by a sister Marie Wurm.
A visitation will be held on Friday, May 29th at the church from 4-8 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Saturday morning, May 30th one hour prior to Mass at the church. A Mass of Christian Burial for Raymond Holthaus will be held on Saturday, May 30th at 11:00 A.M. at The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael. Father Jerome Hackenmueller will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at the St. Michael Cemetery.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Mary (Beth) Swift

    One of my fondest childhood memories are Sunday visits with Uncle Raymond, Aunt Bernelda and cousins. I admit that was a long time ago, but time did not change the love, patience and humor that Uncle Raymond had towards everyone. My love and prayers are with everyone in the celebration of Raymond’s great life.


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