Dolores Holm, 94

Dolores M. Holm, 94, Des Moines, formerly of Red Oak, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at Ramsey Village in Des Moines.
Dolores Margaret Holm, the daughter of James and Hattie (Wiemers) Ryan, was born Nov. 1, 1928, at Pocahontas. Dolores grew up and graduated from school in Pocahontas. On Feb. 16, 1952, Dolores was united in marriage to Gerald Holm in Pocahontas. They lived in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska, while Gerald managed grain elevators. In 1973, they made their home in Red Oak. Dolores worked with admitting at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital many years before retiring in 1993.
She enjoyed scrapbooking and was very social, having luncheons and coffee with her friends. Dolores was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Red Oak. In 2014, she moved to Des Moines to be closer to her daughters.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gerald on Feb. 8, 2010; and brother and his wife, Richard and Hideko Ryan.
Dolores is survived by her three daughters, Margaret Holm of Des Moines, Jeanette (Bruce) Beckwith of Ankeny, and Jean (Tim) Walker of Prairie City; eight grandchildren, Ryan (Gayla) West, Renee (Adam) Pedersen, Jerry West, Kasin (Teresa) Beckwith, Neil (Natalie) Young, Brittan (Jeremy) Toland, Scott (Kellie) Walker and Molly Walker; 16 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
May God bless her memory and give strength to those who mourn.
Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Red Oak. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak. Father Lazarus Kirigia will officiate.
Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday morning, Nov. 23, 2022, from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Red Oak.
Memorials may be directed to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at
Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home is in charge of Dolores’s arrangements and serving her family.


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