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Catharine Holstrom

December 21, 1927 July 30, 2019
Catharine Holstrom
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Obituary for Catharine Holstrom

Catharine Holstrom, 91, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2019 at the Accura Care Center with her family by her side.

Catharine was born on December 21, 1927 in Cresco, Iowa.  She is the daughter of Malcolm and Orpha (Miles) Culbert.  Catharine graduated from Cresco High School then attended and graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. degree in Home Economics.  Catharine married Dale Holstrom in 1955 and moved to Minneapolis in 1956.  Catharine and Dale returned to Cresco in 1976 when they purchased Leo’s Jewelry Store and eventually changed the name to Holstrom’s Gift and Jewelry.  During her retirement Catharine enjoyed painting and became an accomplished artist. 

Left to honor Catharine and remember her love are her husband Dale; daughters Deborah (Richard) Forslund, Edina, MN; Sue Holstrom, Cedar Rapids; son Jim (Barb) Holstrom, Cresco;  grandchildren Daniel, Melissa, Jennifer, Christopher, Brittany; great grandchildren Cole, Alivia, Landen, Natalie, Finley, Brandon, Harrison; sister Martha (Maury) Kramer; as well as many nieces, nephews and countless good and faithful friends.  

The Holstrom family would like to extend our gratitude to all of the caring staff at Accura Healthcare of Cresco and Howard County Community Hospice.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation or to a charity of your choice.

There will be a private family burial at a later date.


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Visitation

Saturday

10

Aug

12:00 PM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 8/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
United Methodist Church

310 North Elm Street
Cresco, IA 52136

United Methodist Church
310 North Elm Street Cresco 52136 IA
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Aug

1:00 PM 8/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
United Methodist Church

310 North Elm Street
Cresco, IA 52136

United Methodist Church
310 North Elm Street Cresco 52136 IA
United States
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