GWEN ELLEN HOLMSTENGwen Ellen Holmsten, 56, of Embarrass, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital.
Gwen Ellen Holmsten, 56, of Embarrass, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital.
She was born Oct. 11, 1956 in Soudan to Arthur and Wilma (Karasti) Gardner.
She attended school in Ely. Gwen, a beautiful, red-haired Irish/Finlander, married Dave Holmsten on July 2, 1976.
She loved to spend time with friends and family - joking, and playing games. She had a great love for animals. She enjoyed the outdoors along with fishing and partridge hunting.
Gwen was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband Dave; son Aaron; brother Jim Gardner of Winton; sisters: Dawn (Roy) Seekel of Ely, Laurie (Al) Forst of Ely, four nieces and three nephews.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: will be held at a later date to remember, celebrate and share memories. In lieu of flowers, the family is suggesting a donation to any animal shelter. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
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