Susan K. Holmen

Susan K. Holmen

Susan K. Holmen (Kupferschmidt) age 70, of Farmington, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2013 after a 2 year battle with cancer. Sue was born in Minneapolis, MN to Henry and Marilyn Kupferschmidt on September 14, 1943. She graduated in 1961 from Harding High School in St. Paul. Sue married Carl Holmen on November 5, 1966 at Faith Lutheran Church. She was employed at Northwest Airlines for 11 years and retired in 2002. Sue was an active member in her community; she was the president of the Lady Slippers Garden Club for 3 years, belonged to the Farmington and Lakeville Senior Centers, a member of the MN Rambling Roses Red Hats, and enjoyed singing with the Lakeville Rambling Roses Chorus at nursing homes and around the community. Sue is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Marilyn Kupferschmidt. She is survived by her loving husband, Carl; children, Dawn Holmen, Troy (Kristen) Holmen, Kim Holmen and Stacy (Chris) Chavie; grandchildren, Zachery, Kaelyn, Vincent (Reva), Mackenzie and Jonathan; furry friend, Winston; other family and friends.
Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the Farmington Lutheran Church with a burial at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. The Holmen family would like to thank the staff at MN Oncology Clinic, Fairview Hospice, The Lodge in Burnsville, and the numerous volunteers that helped her until the end. On line condolences at: White Funeral Home Farmington – (651) 463-7374

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