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Robert "Butch" Duane Holmseth Jr.

September 16, 1955 — October 27, 2019

Robert D. “Butch” Holmseth, Jr. passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at United Hospital District in Blue Earth.

Funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at South Blue Earth Lutheran Church, Bricelyn. Visitation times will be on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 5-7pm at South Blue Earth Lutheran Church and one hour prior to the service. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.

Butch was born on September 16, 1955 in Fairmont to Robert and Lorraine (Knoll) Holmseth. He attended Bricelyn schools. Butch worked for over 25 years as a police officer, eventually serving as chief of police for the Bricelyn area. He also owned Butch’s Bar and Grill in Frost, worked at Don’s Fleet Supply in Blue Earth for over 25 years, and worked as a federal security guard for over 5 years in Fairmont.

Butch enjoyed anything outdoors with friends and family. He especially liked fishing for muskies, deer hunting, and four-wheeling. Butch also liked playing darts and watching sporting events. He was extremely proud of his family, especially of his daughters and grandchildren.

Butch will be missed by his 3 daughters, Jennifer (Layne) McCleary of Blue Earth, Delanie (Michael) Reller of Minnetonka, and Nicolette (David) Abel of Eden Prairie; sister, Patti Holmseth of Albert Lea; and 5 grandchildren, Logan and Madeline McCleary, Duke Reller, and Hallie and Davison Abel.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

South Blue Earth Lutheran Church

49343 50th St, Bricelyn, MN 56014

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Visitation

Thursday, October 31, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

South Blue Earth Lutheran Church

49343 50th St, Bricelyn, MN 56014

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

South Blue Earth Lutheran Church

49343 50th St, Bricelyn, MN 56014

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