David L Holm

                    March 3, 1945  -  January 6, 2013

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David L. Holm of Brookings passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Ascension Lutheran Church, in Brookings, SD. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Rude’s Funeral Home, in Brookings.

Dave was born March 3, 1945, in Viborg, SD, to Merlyn and Gladys (Stuen) Holm. He was baptized at Meldal Lutheran Church on May 14, 1945, and confirmed at Springdale Lutheran Church. He graduated from Harrisburg High School in 1963 and earned a bachelor’s degree from Sioux Falls College in 1967. He married Carol Helgeson on May 28, 1966. They moved to Hendricks, Minn., where Dave taught math and coached until 1982. The Holms then moved to Brookings, where Dave coached basketball and taught math at Mickelson Middle School. After his retirement in 2007, Dave continued to enjoy golfing, fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycle, officiating, and spending time with his grandchildren, family, and many friends.

Dave is survived by his wife Carol of Brookings; two sons, Scott (Carleen) of Brookings and Jeff (Amy) of Dell Rapids; four grandchildren, Emily, Carter, Jay, and Charlie; his father Merlyn of Sioux Falls; two brothers, Darrel (Beckey) Holm of Harrisburg, and Jon (Julie) Holm of Michigan; one sister, Linda (Dennis) Slack of Harrisburg; special daughter, Suzy (Stark) Gehring; along with many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys.




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Born: March 3, 1945

Place of Birth: Viborg, SD

Death: January 6, 2013

Place of Death: Sioux Falls, SD


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