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“I'm so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He would know as much as anyone that this is just as much a part of life as birth is.Larry and Ona were...Read More »
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Lawrence E. Holmgren, 85, of Sky Valley, California passed away on May 24, 2016 in Palm Desert, California.
He was born October 26, 1930 to Gustaf and Clara Holmgren in Duluth, MN.
Lawrence married Ona Amundson on August 29, 1953 in Duluth, MN. He was an Engineer for over 20 years and then became a General Contractor (the owner of Holmgren, Inc. in Palm Desert, CA). He served in the U.S. Army for four years and fought in the Korean War.
Lawrence is survived by his wife, Ona Amundson Holmgren of Sky Valley, CA; daughter: Laurie Holmgren Philemonoff (Ron) of Anchorage, Alaska; son: Robert A. Holmgren (Tammy) of Lucerne Valley, CA; sisters: Charlotte Burrell, Nancy Lundin, Joanne (Don) Becker; Four grandchildren: Erik L. Philemonoff (Leanne); Paul T. Philemonoff, Rachel P. Miranda (Eugene), and Austin J. Holmgren. He is preceded in death by his son, Thomas K. Holmgren; brother, Kenneth Holmgren; Parents: Gustaf & Clara Holmgren; brothers-in-law: Warren Burrell and Russel Lundin.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 1:00PM at Wiefels Palm Springs Chapel followed by a graveside service at 2:30PM at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, CA.
FitzHenry-Wiefels has been entrusted with arrangements.