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Myrne J. Holmen

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

CROSSLAKE, Minn. – Myrne Jeanette Holmen, 77, of Crosslake, Minn., died Thursday, May 2, 2013.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 2 p.m., at the First Lutheran Church, Pine River, Minn., with Pastor Bonnie Lomen officiating.

Mrs. Holmen was born Feb. 24, 1936, to Paul and Ada (Cunningham) Current. She married Arlen Holmen on Nov. 26, 1955, and they were married for 49 years before he preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 2004.

Survivors include her children Sherri, Julie, and Mark (Maria) Holmen, and granddaughter Malyn.

She was also preceded in death by her brothers Richard, Don, and Loren.

She graduated from Comfrey High School.

She was a housewife, mother, grandmother, cook, secretary, and camp mom. In 1989, upon Arlen’s retirement from Green Wing Bible Camp near Amboy, they moved to Crosslake, Minn., where they became known to many in the area through the churches they served.

Everyone who met Myrne was touched by her gentle yet playful spirit, unconditional love and kindness.

She had a special place in her heart to see that children who could not afford it could experience a week of Bible camp.

Memorials may be made to Myrne Holmen Bible Camp Scholarship Fund, c/o First Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 21, Pine River, MN 56474.

Arrangements by Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, Minn. www.klinefuneralhome.com.

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