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Clarice I. Holm

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HARTINGTON — Clarice I. Holm, 100, Hartington, died May 24, 2022, at the Arbor Care Center, Hartington.

Funeral services were May 28 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hartington, with the Rev. Amanda Talley officiating. Services were also live streamed at

Burial was at the Coleridge City Cemetery, Coleridge.

Visitation and prayer service were Friday at the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington, and continued one hour prior to services at church Saturday.

Pallbearers were Jeff Wolfe, Gordon Yunker, Jim Specht, Adam Anderson, Dave McGregor and Garret Graham.

Honorary pallbearers were John Grindvold, Ron Bardal, Gene Bardal, Dave Bardal, Curt Bardal, Dave Peterson, JW Olson, David Olson, Rick Olson and Gary Graham.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.

Clarice was born Jan. 23, 1922, to Clarence and Rosie (Warren) Graham at their home in rural Randolph. She attended Lincoln Valley School in rural Colgan, N.D., through the tenth grade. She completed the 11th grade by correspondence and graduated from Williston, N.D. While working at the Courthouse in Crosby, N.D., World War II broke out and Clarice moved to Chicago, Ill. Clarice worked at the Great Lakes Naval Station as an accountant for a general contractor and then the SeaBees, keeping track of equipment being shipped overseas.

Clarice married Irvin George Holm Jan. 24, 1946, after his return from serving in Australia and New Guinea during World War II. In 1947, they moved to a farm in the Pearl Creek area west of Coleridge. Clarice and Irvin moved to Hartington in 1987.

Clarice was very active as a member of the Cedar County Fair Board, VFW Women’s Auxiliary, Eastern Star, Sons of Norway, Cedar County Museum, Hartington Senior Center, Extension Club and was a leader of the Wee Willing Workers 4-H Club. She was also an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Family was all important to Clarice and Irvin. They were also always wanting to be of help to others. Clarice also enjoyed sewing and doing hardanger, a form of embroidery, for which she received several awards. She was chosen State Fair Person of the Year in 2002. They enjoyed traveling, especially their five-week touring of Europe and their trips to Alaska, Australia, Norway and Sweden.

Clarice is survived by her three children, Cheryl Holm, Anoka, Minn.; Sheila Holm, Encinitas, Calif.; and Keith Holm and Kathy Roden, Hartington; two grandchildren, Dr. Jenny (Ryan) Robinson and Allison Holm; three great-grandchildren, Evelyn Robinson, Theodore Robinson and Finn Robinson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Irvin, Nov. 5, 2011, at the age of 93; a brother, Gordon (Gloria) Graham, and sister, Evis (David) Olson; brothers-in-law, Joseph Holm and Cornwall (Frances) Holm; sisters-in-law, Pauline (LeRoy) Pope, Gudrun (Obert) Lien, Ella (Ralph) Bardal, Clara (Edwin) Peterson and Josephine (Don) Stockman; and cherished nieces and nephews.