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John J. Holzer
January 26, 1945 - March 16, 2017

John J. Holzer
Jan 26, 1945 - Mar 16, 2017

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John J. Holzer, 72 of Winona, died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at his home.
John was born January 26, 1945 in Winona to John Sr., and Amanda (Fix) Holzer. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. He worked at Lake Center Industries for 37 years until his retirement. John was a member of St. Casimir's Parish.
He loved golf and achieved two holes-in-one and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. His biggest pride and joy was his family and he treasured every minute he spent with them.
He is survived by his wife, Sue; two daughters, Shari (Brian) Himlie of Rochester and Kelly (Steve) Porter of La Crescent; four grandchildren, Jalen Heyer, Jordan Heyer , Landon Porter, and Morgan Porter; brothers and sisters, Mary (Jerry) Daley, Robert (Barb) Holzer, Kay (Bill) Wise, Dave (Tess) Holzer, Rich (Linda) Holzer, Judy (Jerry) Schellhammer, Pat Marcil, Will Holzer, and Deb (Doug) Harnish; brother-in-law, Bob Lindner, Jr. and many nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lynn (Holzer) Benedict and an infant sister, Shirley Holzer.
Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Monday, March 20, 2017 at Hoff Celebration of Life Center in Goodview, led by Funeral Celebrant Jodi Heim. John will be laid to rest at St. Mary's Cemetery with the American Legion Leon J. Wetzel Post 9 will provide Full Military Honors. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m., Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday, all at the funeral home.
Please share a memory of John and sign his online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com.

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Susan Stwora on Mar 22, 2017

Dear Family,
Our sincere condolences on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend! Gary & Sue Stwora

angela blade on Mar 20, 2017

Hi Sue,

I am so sorry for your loss. All of your friends are Blue Cross are thinking and praying for you during this time. Please take care of your self and your family. Hugs. - Angela Blade

Jackie Gibbons on Mar 20, 2017

Sue, I am so very sorry and am in complete shock. I never read the newspaper and just this minute found out about your loss. My heart breaks for you. Please know you are in my thoughts & prayers. Sending hugs your way.

Phil kalmes on Mar 19, 2017

Sheri and boys. very sorry for your loss. its very tough losing a parent. Your Dad looked like cool guy. Please take care. Phil and Peg kalmes.

Tim Hoff on Mar 19, 2017

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Jill Burt on Mar 18, 2017

Sorry for your loss, we are sending comforting hugs and healing prayers to you and your family. Steve and Jill Burt

Vickie Blong on Mar 18, 2017

John and Sue were wonderful neighbors to my parents. I always received a warm smile and wave from John, whenever I saw him working in the yard. I'll miss your kind greetings John! Blessings to the family.

Connie Frahm on Mar 17, 2017

Our sympathies to all of you. John is now at peace. Rich and Connie

Mary Bouska on Mar 17, 2017

Shari and Brian,
Our condolences to you and your family . We are thinking of you both! God bless.
Ken and Mary Bouska

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Mar
19
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2:00 PM -
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Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview
3480 Service Dr.
Goodview, Minnesota 55987

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10:00 AM -
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Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview
3480 Service Dr.
Goodview, Minnesota 55987

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Mar
20
Monday
11:00 AM
Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview
3480 Service Dr.
Goodview, Minnesota 55987

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