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Born: December 25, 1919

Death: April 13, 2010

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Kramer Family Funeral Home - Trimont Chapel-Main Office
Trimont, MN

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Helen Marie Holtz

    December 25, 1919  -  April 13, 2010

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TRIMONT: Private Family Services for Helen M. Holtz, 90, of Trimont, Minnesota will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2010 at First Lutheran Church in Trimont, Minnesota with Pastor Joel Xavier Officiating . Burial will be in First Lutheran Cemetery in rural Trimont, Minnesota.

Helen died on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at Trimont Health Care Center in Trimont, Minnesota. Messages of sympathy can be sent to the family on line at

Helen Marie Johnson was born to Charles and Clara (Johnson) Johnson on December 25, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois. She lived there until her folks moved to Jackson, Minnesota. She started school there until moving to Triumph and attended school there. Helen was employed at the Triumph Hotel. On July 30, 1939, she was united in marriage to Clarence Holtz at Estherville, Iowa. After their marriage they lived in Triumph. Helen was employed at Stokley Van-Camp Company in Fairmont and later at Tony Downs Food Company in St. James. She later cleaned for Foster-Bernhardt American Legion Post #373 in Trimont. Clarence died on November 8, 1993. On May 15, 1997, she became a resident of the Trimont Health Care Center. Helen was a member of First Lutheran Church, the American Legion Auxiliary of Trimont and the Royal Labors Club. She greatly enjoyed canning, working in her garden, walking beans, drinking Butternut Coffee, baking cookies and getting up early in the morning. Helen listened to polka, country and religious music and watched the Wheel of Fortune and playing bingo. She also spent many days reading paperback books and cleaning.

She is survived by her son, Darrold “Punk” Holtz and wife, Shirley, of Minnetonka, Minnesota; daughters, Clarice “Moatz” Pauly and husband, Ron, of Mound, Minnesota and Patricia “Pat” Holtz of Trimont, Minnesota, daughter-in-law, Rain Cox of Mankato,Minnesota; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Lorraine Johnson of Hinkley, Minnesota and Alma “Sis” Colvin of Minneapolis and Josephine Holtz of Trimont; brother-in-law, Willard “Bud” Holtz and wife, Doris, of Fairmont, Minnesota; nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clarence; son, Conrad Holtz; brother, Lester Johnson and other relatives and friends.