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Dorrance "Willy" Holmberg

November 30, 2018
Dorrance "Willy" Holmberg
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Obituary for Dorrance "Willy" Holmberg

Dorrance Ronald "Willy" Holmberg, 85, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2018 at his home at Traditions of Frederic. 

Willy was born July 10, 1933 to Herman and Esther Holmberg of Balsam Lake, WI.  He attended school and graduated from Balsam Lake School in 1952.  Willy married Darlene Hallberg November 1, 1952.  They had three children, Scott (Jo Ann), Jeff (Sherri), and Midge (Ron). 

Willy loved fishing at their cabin on Bluff Lake, woodworking, playing cards, drives around Crex Meadows with Dar, and in his later years going to the Holiday Convenience Store on Fridays for coffee with his coffee buddies.  Willy owned and operated a successful construction business, Fossum Construction Company, Inc. from 1973-1994 and then retired. 

Willy will be remembered for the many people he helped in Alcoholics Anonymous and his dedicated service to AA over the last 47 years. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Esther and his wife, Darlene. 

He is survived by his children, Scott (Jo Ann), Jeff (Sherri), and Midge (Ron); sister, Karen (Ken) Munger; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

A Memorial service will be held at New Hope Lutheran Church in Grantsburg, WI on Friday, December 7th - visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by the service at 10:00 a.m.  Pastor Emory Johnson will be officiating.   

You are invited to leave condolences, memories and photos at www.rowefh.com .  Arrangements are entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic, 715-327-4475 and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown, www.wicremationcenter.com .

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Visitation

Friday

7

Dec

9:00 AM 12/7/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 12/7/2018 10:00:00 AM
New Hope Lutheran Church

685 W. State Road 70
Grantsburg, WI 54840

New Hope Lutheran Church
685 W. State Road 70 Grantsburg 54840 WI
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

7

Dec

10:00 AM 12/7/2018 10:00:00 AM
New Hope Lutheran Church

685 W. State Road 70
Grantsburg, WI 54840

New Hope Lutheran Church
685 W. State Road 70 Grantsburg 54840 WI
United States
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