Harold M. Holte
Harold M. Holte, 96, of Grand Forks, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
Harold was born on December 24, 1922 in Voltaire, ND to Melvin and Ruth (Chilson) Holte. He grew up in Voltaire and graduated from high school in 1940. He attended college at Minot State and North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
On July 17, 1944 he married Vergil Nelson in Springfield, MO. They raised 5 children and after 54 years of marriage Vergil passed away in 1998. He then married Dorothy Anderson on Sept 11, 1999. After 17 years Dorothy passed away in 2017.
Harold was employed and retired from First Bank, Grand Forks; Merchants Bank in Rugby, ND; and ND Ag Mediation Services in Eastern North Dakota.
He enjoyed playing in various bands, walking and dancing, traveling and spending winters in Texas. He was a member of many service clubs in the Grand Forks and Rugby area.
He is survived by his children, Russ (Becky), West Fargo, Carolyn (Raymond) Toppass, Frankfort, KY, and Janet (Dale) Kopecky, Crookston, MN; 9 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; siblings, DeLores Ust and Lois Irwin, Valley City, Marjorie Larson, Kenmare, and Audrey (Howard) Lahlum, Marion; stepchildren, Greg (Sandy) Anderson, Andover, MN, Floyd Anderson, Larimore, Mark (Peggy) Anderson, Bismarck, Nancy (Bill) Faber, Tyler, TX, Donna (Norm) Koning, Hastings, MN, Jo Anderson, West Fargo, along with many nieces and nephews.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard; his first wife, Vergil; his second wife, Dorothy; sons, Gregory and Craig; and stepdaughter, Ginny Holland.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 25 from 5 to 7, with a Prayer Service at 7 pm at Amundson Funeral Home, 2975 South 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND.
The funeral will be Friday, April 26 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to the service at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1405 South 9th Street, Grand Forks, ND. Inurnment will be at Memorial Park South Cemetery, Grand Forks, following the service.
A guestbook may be signed or viewed at www.amundsonfuneralhome.com