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Leander "Dick" Hollenkamp

January 5, 1930 — July 23, 2023

Freeport, Minnesota

Leander "Dick" Hollenkamp

Leander J. “Dick” Hollenkamp, age 93 of Freeport, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, Minnesota. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 31 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport with Rev. Edward Vebelun, O.S.B. officiating.  Entombment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the funeral home.

Leander John Hollenkamp was born January 5, 1930 in St. Rosa, Minnesota to Joseph, Jr. and Bernadine (Scherping) Hollenkamp. Leander served in the U.S. Army, serving in Guam as a heavy equipment operator. On October 6, 1954 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Hoppe at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich. Dick farmed all of his life north of Freeport. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport, Dick enjoyed fishing, especially on Kings Lake, and was an avid storyteller, embellishing the story every time he told it.

Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Dorothy Hollenkamp of Freeport; son, Guy (Lisa) Hollenkamp of Princeton; two grandchildren, Logan (Megan) Hollenkamp and Alana (Justin) Bailey; three great-grandchildren, Calvin Hollenkamp, Rose Hollenkamp, and Emmett Bailey; and brothers, Sylvester (Nettie) Hollenkamp of St. Rosa and Ronald (Beatrice) Hollenkamp of St. Rosa.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Cory Hollenkamp and Cary Hollenkamp; brother, Virgil Hollenkamp; and sister, Marian Hallermann.

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, July 30, 2023

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services Melrose

418 Fifth Ave SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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Visitation

Monday, July 31, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

106 3rd Ave NE, Freeport, MN 56331

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, July 31, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

106 3rd Ave NE, Freeport, MN 56331

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