Holmgren, age 68, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away July 15, 2014, at Porter
He was born
February 16, 1946, in Chesterton, to Ruth (King) and Owen “Swede” Holmgren.
On February 28,
1976, he married Jane Nelson of Valparaiso, Ind., who survives.
Also surviving are
his two sons, Derek of Bloomington, Ind., and Danen (Katie Sabucik) of
Chesterton; daughter, Kara (Tom Neckopulos) of Greenville, S. Car.;
granddaughter Michelle Holmgren; sister, Gwen Genovese (Ken) and niece Kendy
Genovese (Stuart Alexander).
Dwain was a
fisherman, hunter, chess player, Boy Scout leader, and a cook. He loved
soccer, movies and working with his hands. Dwain loved his community, his
friends, and making people laugh. Most dearly, however, he loved his family.
He was truly a family man.
There will be no
services at this time. Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway,
Chesterton, is handling arrangements.
may be made to Ducks Unlimited, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN, 38120, and
to Boy Scout Troop 908, St. Johns United Church, 225 W Lincoln Ave.,
Chesterton, IN, 46304.