Friday, December 1, 2023

Margaret L. Holmquist


Margaret L. Holmquist, 68, of Long Prairie, passed away July 15, 2023, at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her family.

A funeral service was held July 20 at First Baptist Church in Long Prairie with Pastor Bert Holmquist officiating. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Little Sauk.

Margaret Lidwina Krebsbach was born Oct. 9, 1954, in Sauk Centre, to Alphonse and Gertrude (Gans) Krebsbach. At 11, Margaret suffered a sudden stroke.

She attended Osakis public school and graduated in May 1974. Margaret worked at a restaurant, Lake Regions Rehab Industries and Hardees.

She married David Holmquist Oct. 21, 1989. They lived in rural Long Prairie on a dairy farm. She was a farm housewife. She loved all animals, especially horses and dogs. Margaret enjoyed making crafts including latch hook rugs, embroidery and diamond art. She always remembered all family members’ birthdays, anniversaries and holidays by sending cards. She enjoyed giving handmade gifts at Christmas.

Survivors include her husband of 33 years, David Holmquist of Long Prairie; siblings JoAnn Walz of Sauk Centre, Rita (Daniel) Ohman of Duluth, Jeannette (Robert) Mugg of Melrose, Richard (Monica) Krebsbach of Osakis and Theresa Krebsbach (significant other, David Refsal) of Sauk Centre; and many nieces and nephews.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; two infant brothers; grandparents; brother-in-law Donald Walz; and nephew Dylan Johnson.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral and Cremation Services of Sauk Centre.