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Valarie A. Holey

March 31, 1977 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 44)


Valarie “Val” Ann (Buhr) Holey, 44, of Cashton, WI, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, November 6, 2021. She was born March 31, 1977 in La Crosse. She attended Logan High School before graduating from Western Technical College for Early Childhood Education. Val loved children and her jobs in the childcare industry. While working at a childcare center, Val met the love of her life Eric Holey. They married on September 15, 2012 and soon added to their family, a daughter, Adelia in December of 2014.  Val was a loving wife and doting mother. She was the best big sister ever, and a wonderful sister-in-law and aunt. She loved her daycare kids and their families beyond measure. Her family and friends were her entire world. She will be missed dearly by them all.

Val is survived by her husband, Eric Holey; and her daughter, Adelia; her parents, Steve and Kris Buhr; her sister Vanessa (Shawn) Burwitz-Whitewater, Jasmine, Shawnna, and Jaxson; her brother Dustin Buhr; her sister Heidi (Rory) Buhr, Joey; and her brother Johann (Jessica) Buhr, Hayleigh, Aria, Zoey, Lacie, Sophia, and Amelia. She is also survived by her brothers-in-law Scott Holey, Parker, Anessa, and Ross; Steve (Janet) Holey, Jeff (Tabitha) Holey and Rebecca (Brandon) Dunnum; a sister-in-law Sheila Holey Jubera, Matthew and Hailey; and 3 great nieces and nephews, Abigail and Orlando Holey and Hendrick Dunnum.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law, Arvid and Donna Holey; grandparents Paul and Bev Kowley; and an infant niece, Arriah Jade.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday November 13, 2021 at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Rev. Julie Wollman will officiate with burial in the church cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time. Condolences may be given at


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November 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Seland Funeral Home
204 Central Ave
Coon Valley, WI 54623

Funeral Service
November 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Coon Valley Lutheran Church
1005 Central Avenue
Coon Valley, WI 54623

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