Harold Sterling Holtan — Hayfield

The funeral service for Harold Sterling Holtan will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 104 First St. SE in Hayfield, with the Rev. Paul Hauschild officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield.

Harold Sterling Holtan, 91, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.

Harold was born the son of Obert and Nora (Jensen) Holtan on Jan. 18, 1924, in Hayfield. He was united in marriage to Marilynn Hogle on Sept. 5, 1945, in Kasson. Harold farmed all of his life. He was a funeral assistant for Czaplewski Family Funeral Home for many years.

Harold enjoyed fishing, old-time music, dark chocolate and making people laugh.

Harold is survived by his wife, Marilynn Holtan, Hayfield; children, Robert (Verna) Holtan, Hayfield; Debbie (Dallas) Martin, Kasson; Hollis "Hodd" (Karen) Holtan, Hayfield; Brenda (Lenny) Rabon, St. Louis, Mo.; and Sharon (Bob) Fleming, Rochester; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 Second St. NW, Hayfield, and one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.

The family prefers memorials to donor's choice.

Blessed be his memory.