In Memory of Shirley "Pat" Holman

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Saturday January 25, 2020
South St. Paul Polish National Alliance
622 1st Ave S
South St. Paul Minnesota, 55075

Shirley “Pat” Jean Holman, age 87, passed away on January 6th, 2020, surrounded by family. Pat was born on October 19th, 1932 in Duluth, Minnesota to Francis Leo and Lottie Virginia (Welch) Haggerty.

Pat will remain in the hearts of her daughters, Renee Jean Jackson and Patricia Rae (Lenro) Johnson; grandchildren, Oliver Gagnier, Ivan VanderVeer, Christina Lovelace, Rae Jackson, Anthony Jackson, Kevin Jackson, Brittany Jackson and Jennifer Grant; many great-grandchildren; and her sister, Lottie Keller. Pat is preceded in death by her son, Wallace VanderVeer; 3 grandchildren; husbands, Raymond VanderVeer, Owen Judge and William Holman; parents, Francis and Lottie; and 3 sisters and 3 brothers.

A celebration of life in honor of Pat will take place on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2:00pm at the South St. Paul Polish National Alliance, 622 1st Ave S, South St Paul, MN 55075.

Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson, Wisconsin.

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    • Blessed to have known her. Such a wonderful woman. And family my condolences. Prayers to all. Love to all. She is at peace.

    • I send my prayers for comfort to the family of Aunt Pat. I am grateful that I have had the times in my younger life to know this woman and her love.
      I have been and continue to pray daily for the families and loved ones and all of my elders. I am thankful for this woman who was there for me in my youth, who taught me how to love, to sing for sure, and to dance the dance of life. I am sorry I won’t get to sing the songs you wanted me to sing at your celebration of life.
      Go rest high Shirley Jean, Aunt Pat, your time on earth is through. You have run the race, and though many hurdles came up in your life, you finished the race.
      I pray that in times such as this we who are still running our own races are able to put aside differences and griefs, and share the love that we all have shared along the way with this wonderful woman. We have all been blessed by her in some way or another.

    • My condolences to the family. Blessed be the memory of “Pat”. Fly high with the angels and rip.