Eloise Holman, 92Eloise Ailene Holman, age 92, of Pepin, Wis., died on Monday, Jan. 7, at the Pepin Manor.
Eloise Ailene Holman, age 92, of Pepin, Wis., died on Monday, Jan. 7, at the Pepin Manor.
Eloise was born the daughter of William and Angeline (Peterson) Marcks on Nov. 26, 1920, in rural Pepin. She attended the Hicks Valley School and was a graduate of Pepin High School with the class of 1939. On March 11, 1942, she was married to Philip Holman. They made their home in Pepin where they farmed and Eloise held various jobs as a cook.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and was active with the Women of the ELCA. Eloise loved her flowers and caring for her garden. She was a wife, mother, and grandmother who put her family first. She enjoyed reading, playing pool, dancing, and loved her Packers. Eloise was a gracious, humble lady, who was strong and self-sufficient. She loved the Lord and knew where she would spend eternity.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Angeline Marcks; husband, Philip Holman; a baby boy; son-in-law Bill Moy; grandson Bernard Scott Holman; siblings Glen (Margaret) Marcks, Ralph (Jane) Marcks, Clare (Carol) Marcks; and brother-in-law, Mike Piotrowski.
Eloise is survived by her children, Bernard Holman of Spooner, Theron Holman of Pepin, Sally (Ronald) Meixner of Stockholm, Patsy (Lyle Sunde) Halling of River Falls, Sue Moy of Sparta, Ann (Jim) Davis of Pepin, and Gordon (Michele) Holman of Pepin; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister Betty Piotrowski; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Pepin. Visitation will also be Friday from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Spring interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Pepin. Memorials may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Maiden Rock.