Jeanette Marie Holm

Jeanette Marie Holm was born Sept. 11, 1939 in Manilla, Iowa to Henrietta and Earl Craig.

At the age of 3 1/2 months, Jeanette was adopted by Bernhard and Lavera Schultz.

She was baptized at St. John's Lutheran Church Jan. 14, 1940. She grew up and attended school in Monticello and Owatonna. She was confirmed at the Owatonna State School.

Jeanette then moved to Cokato where she met Chester Holm. They were married July 28, 1961. To this union, three children were born. The family made their home in Cokato, Osseo, and then Elk River.

Jeanette had a long-time illness and had many surgeries during her life. She died at Mercy Hospital of Coon Rapids, Feb. 22, 1998. She had reached the age of 58 years, five months, and 11 days.

Jeanette is survived by her husband, Chester, her son, Delwin (Donna), by daughters, Dorothy (Mike) Foster, and Darla (Scott) Grotheer; grandchildren, Jeff, Jason, Nicholas, Bryan and Brittany.

She is further survived by her mother, Henrietta Craig; by brothers, Earl (Diane) Craig and Richard (Larinda) Craig; by sister, Rosemary (Jerry) McDonald; adopted sisters, Bernadine (Dwayne) Skoog, Sandra (Leo) Georges, Judy (Harold) Bruska, Gloria (Daniel) Maher, Linda Turner, Betty (Roger) Kisner, Debra (Rodney) Kisner, and Pamela (Mark) McDonald; adopted brothers Kenneth Schultz, Marvin (Gayle) Schultz, Donald (Margaret) Schultz, Paul Schultz, John Schultz; and her step-mother, Elsie Schultz.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her father, Earl Craig Sr., by her father, Bernhard Schultz; her mother, Lavera Schultz, and by her brother, Richard Schultz.

Funeral services were Thursday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cokato with the Rev. John Peterson officiating. Music was by Diane Johnson.

Interment was in Cokato City Cemetery. Casket bearers were Leo Georges, Scott Grotheer, Jim Phinney, Mike Foster, Carl Holm, and Duane Skoog. Honorary casket bearers were Jeff Foster, Nicholas Holm, Jason Holm, Brian Foster, and Brittany Grotheer.

Arrangements were by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Cokato and Howard Lake.

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