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Published July 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Donald Holweger

Donald Holweger, 86, of East Grand Forks, MN died July 21, 2013 at the Luther Memorial Home, Mayville, ND.

Donald Holweger was born on April 5, 1927 in Emerado, ND the son of Fred and Lena Holweger. Donald grew up in Emerado and farmed with his parents. On December 30, 1949 he was united in marriage to Glenna Stepanek at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Grand Forks, ND. In 1960 they moved to East Grand Forks, MN where he worked for Johnson-Gillanders Construction Co. and Lunseth Plumbing & Heating. In 1974 he started Holweger Excavating and continued to own and operate the business before retiring in 1998.

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