Catherine “Eileen” Holtmann, 86, of Minnetonka and formerly of Franklin died Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Emerald Crest Assisted Living in Minnetonka. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Franklin. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Birch Coulee Cemetery, rural Franklin. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014, from 5 until 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Nelson-Martin Funeral Home in Redwood Falls. Visitation will continue on Saturday at the church for one hour prior to services.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelsonmartinfuneralservice.com.
Catherine Eileen Holtmann, the daughter of Lester and Mary (Mack) Beirne, was born December 2, 1928 in Ettrick, Wisconsin. She grew up in the Ettrick area and received her formal education there.
On November 12, 1949, Eileen married Bernard Richard Holtmann. They farmed and...