November 18, 1952 ~ July 26, 2013
Curtis Jerome Holmlund, 60, Mapleton, ND passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Essentia Health in Fargo. He was born on November 18, 1952 to Clifford and Mabel (Hansen) Holmlund in Canby, Minnesota. He grew up in Canby where he graduated high school. He then attended Canby Vocational Technical Institute and received a degree in Welding. Following graduation, he moved to Fargo where he began his career in the manufacturing industry. He was most recently employed by Amity Technologies as shipping manager.
On March 24, 1979 he married Pauline Legler in Fargo. They remained in Fargo until 1990 when they moved to Mapleton, ND. Curt and Pauline were one of the five founding couples of the Cowboy Up Ride Against Cancer and were involved with the organization for many years.
Curt enjoyed many outdoor activities, such as softball, golfing, hunting, camping and fishing. He was an avid Sioux hockey fan (Gophers suck) and he and his family attended the Final Five hockey tournament annually.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Pauline; sons, Kelly, and Robby; 3 brothers, Dennis (Karen), Roger (Kathy), and Ross (Melanie); granddaughter, Ava; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.