Catherine Holan, 63, Monticello
Catherine Christina Holan, 63, Monticello, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital of Minneapolis.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Jan. 5, 10:30 a.m., at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, 1001 East 7th Street, Monticello. Fr. Tony VanderLoop will officiate. There will be a private interment. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Catherine was born on Dec. 14, 1949, in Derry, Ireland, to Bernard and Kathleen Long. She grew up in Ireland and was married to Gary Holan there. At the age of 21, she moved to Minnesota where she remained the rest of her life, making her home in Monticello for several years. She loved garage sales.
She is survived by five sons, Sean (Angela) Holan, Hasty; Patrick Holan, Ryan Holan, and Timothy Holan, all of Monticello; Kevin Holan, Big Lake; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; seven brothers; and seven sisters, including Birdy (Wally).
She was preceded in death by her parents; significant other David “Poopsie” Lindenfelser; sisters, Kathleen McGinnis and Nula Long.
Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.