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Leonard and Nancy (Schulte) Holmer

August 2, 2020


Nancy Marlene Schulte was born on November 17, 1968, in Melrose, MN, to Justin and Alma (Frericks) Schulte.  Nancy was raised in the Freeport area and graduated from Melrose High School with the class of 1987.  After high school, she furthered her education at Central Lakes College in Brainerd, MN and graduated from SCSU with a Social Work degree. While going to college in Brainerd, she met the love of her life and future husband Leonard Holmer. 

Leonard Lewis Holmer was born October 15, 1969 in Park Rapids, Minnesota and is the son of Roger and Helen (Deitchler) Holmer. He grew up and attended school in Park Rapids, graduating with the class of 1988. He attended Central Lakes Community College in Brainerd and furthered his education at NDSU, graduating with a degree in Agronomy.

On November 27, 2004 Nancy and Lennie were united in marriage in Freeport, Minnesota. They made their home in the Perham area. Nancy worked at Northwinds Memory Care Unit and Lennie farmed with his family.

Lennie and Nancy loved spending time together, and enjoyed shared activities such as traveling, motorcycling, and spending time with their families and friends. They also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and flying Lennie’s plane.

On Sunday August 2, 2020, Nancy and Lennie passed away together in Shell Lake Township, Becker County, Minnesota.

Nancy is survived by her mother, Alma Schulte; siblings, Joyce (Frank) Koopmeiners, Sue (Leroy) Tweet, Chuck Schulte, Tom (Janet) Schulte, Pam (Kurt) Scherping, Karen (Steve) Zwack, and Brian (Amy) Schulte; nieces and nephews: Kayla (Dustin), Arica, Justin, Cody, Katie, Brooke, Ryan, Melissa, Maddison, Emily, Katelyn, and Ethan; great niece and nephew: Elle and Elijah.

She is preceded in death by her father, Justin; brother, Allen; and infant twin nephews, Curt and Carl Schulte.

Lennie is survived by his mother, Helen Homer; siblings, Lonnie (JoLynn) Holmer; Roger (Jen) Holmer; Emily (Dan) Teiken; nieces and nephews: Ashley, Dylan, Jordyn, Ally, Jake, Jenna, Alissa, Makayla, Abby, Jerilka, Brendan, Alex, Dylan, Jeremy, and Wyatt; great nieces and nephews: Ryker, Brynlee, Roman, Owen, Tucker, Emersyn, Lailah.

He is preceded in death by his father, Roger; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

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 Service Program


August 7, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Church of Saint Henry
234 2nd Ave SW
Perham, MN 56573

Mass of Christian Burial
August 8, 2020

10:00 AM
The Church of Saint Henry
234 2nd Ave SW
Perham, MN 56573

Video is available for this event

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