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Margaret Holmquist

October 9, 1954 — July 15, 2023

Long Prairie, Minnesota

Margaret Holmquist

Margaret L. Holmquist, age 68 of Long Prairie, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her family.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 20 at First Baptist Church in Long Prairie with Pastor Bert Holmquist officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Little Sauk.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the church in Long Prairie.

Margaret Lidwina Krebsbach was born October 9, 1954 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Alphonse and Gertrude (Gans) Krebsbach. At the age of 11, Margaret suffered a sudden stroke. She attended Osakis public school and graduated in May of 1974. Margaret worked at a restaurant, Lake Regions Rehab Industries, and Hardees.

On October 21, 1989, she married David Holmquist. They lived in rural Long Prairie on a dairy farm. She was a farm housewife. She loved all animals, especially horses and dogs. Margaret enjoyed making crafts including latch hook rugs, embroidery, and diamond art. She always remembered all family members’ birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays by sending cards. She enjoyed giving handmade gifts at Christmas.

Survivors include her husband of 33 years, David Holmquist of Long Prairie; siblings, JoAnn Walz of Sauk Centre, Rita (Daniel) Ohman of Duluth, Jeannette (Robert) Mugg of Melrose, Richard (Monica) Krebsbach of Osakis, and Theresa Krebsbach (significant other, David Refsal) of Sauk Centre; and many nieces and nephews.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; two infant brothers; grandparents; brother-in-law, Donald Walz; and nephew, Dylan Johnson.   

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

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