Verdel H. Holte, 87, of Coon Valley passed away on Monday Dec 10, 2018, at Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua.
He was born on March 17, 1931 to Hjalmer and Hildur Holte of Westby. He married his wife, Patricia (Kubal) on November 5, 1955. After 34 years of employment he retired from Trane Company in 1994. Verdel was an avid walker, doing many miles per day. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren’s sporting events. He and Pat enjoyed many days together at the dog track.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; children, Michael, Steven, Debra (Jim) Timm, Diane (Chuck) Fremstad, and David (Kim); sisters Jo Anne Thompson, and Rachel Iverson; grandchildren, Amy, Bradley and Kimberly Holte, Kala Wuensch, Leah Fanella, Brett and Kylee Holte, Lauren and Matthew Timm; Kelly Volden, Jared and Justin Fremstad and 11 great-grandchildren He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sara, at birth; his parents, Hjalmer and Hildur; in-laws Willard and Mina Kubal; daughter-in-law Bonnie Holte; and brother-in-law La Verne Thompson.
A visitation will be held on Friday Dec. 14, 2018 from 4 to 7 pm, at the Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley. Online condolences may be given at selandsfuneralhome.com. Verdel’s family would like to thank the staff of Gundersen Lutheran and Bland-Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care, for the exceptional care he received during his last weeks.
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