Philip Wane Holt 51, of Ostrander, passed away today, Aug. 22, 2013, at home following a lengthy cancer battle.
Philip was born Dec. 15, 1961, in Rochester. He attended high school in both Alabama and Minnesota, later obtaining his GED in Minnesota. Prior to his illness, he was employed in various jobs in the Rochester area, most recently by Republic Parking at the Rochester International Airport. He also worked doing what he enjoyed most, over-the-road truck driving.Philip married his longtime girlfriend, Jamie Jo Endris, on March 8, 2013, in Mason City, Iowa.
Philip enjoyed spending time with his family and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph Robert and Roger John; his brother-in-law, Bobby Iden; five uncles; two aunts; and a step-granddaughter.
Philip is survived by his wife, Jamie Jo, of Ostrander; step-son, Noah Michael Packingham; his father, Newell (Pauline Forney) Holt, of Chatfield; mother, Betty Holt, of Mobile, Ala.; brother, Delbert (Gwen), of Oronoco; sisters, Donna (Larry) McDaniel and Jacquelyn Iden, of Mobile, Ala., Alice Holt and Sue Holt, of West Union, Iowa, and step-sister, Glenda Durst, of Highwood, Ill.; nieces and nephews, Sara Holt, Alisa (Thomas Walker) Iden, Athena McDaniel, Christopher Holt, Eva Iden, Jennifer Holt, James McDaniel, Kayla (Maverick) Showalter, Michael (Cherelle) Holt, Ryan Hundorf, Kyle Hundorf, Jordan Holt and Jakob Holt; six uncles; three aunts; eight great-nephews; and four great-nieces.
A memorial service is planned for Sunday, Aug. 25, at 31043 County 5, in Chatfield, with visitation at 2 p.m. and memorial service at 3 p.m. Please bring a lawn chair, light lunch provided following the memorial service.