David Paul Holmen of St.Paul Minnesota passed away on November 16,2017. David worked at Minnesota correctional facility as a correctional officer for 15 years and Sears for 15 years. David is survived by his children David wife (Gena), Erika, and Aaron wife (Laura) Holmen. Sisters Mary Erdman, Karen and Joe Hines, brother Chucky and Mary Joe Holmen, Grandchildren Alex (United States Navy), Ario, Angelena, Ariana and Eric Holmen, Gianni Tenerelli Taylor Wood. Great grandchild Amelia Holmen, and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by brother Jon and Teddy, father Edwin, mother Arlene and beloved grandson Nickolas Francis Tenerelli. He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force for 4 years in Vietnam. We want to give a special thank you to Rob and Linda Bassat for the loving care of our father through the years.
Visitation Tuesday, Nov. 21, 4-8pm at KESSLER & MAGUIRE FUNERAL HOME 640 W. 7th St., St. Paul, MN. 651-224-2341. Graveside Service Wednesday 11am at Oakland Cemetery.
GALVESTON Marguerite Elizabeth Foreman age 71 of Galveston died, Monday November 13, 2017 at Oceanview Transitional Care Center in Texas City.
Marguerite was born February 5, 1946 in Houston, Texas to Allen Curry Gracey, Jr. and Dorothy Mae Kuhleman Gracey. She graduated from Lamar High School in 1964 and worked in Retail Clothing in Houston. In 1968 she married Sgt. Specialist 5th Class William Rogers “Bill” Foreman in Fort Polk, Tigerland, Louisiana, before he was deployed to Korea. After Bill’s tour of duty and returning to Galveston she returned to retail clothing at Craig’s Clothing Store, following them to Baybook Mall where she worked until its closing. She also attended Galveston College for several years majoring in computers. She was an excellent artist who was good in graphic art. She was a Lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Marguerite enjoyed being a wonderful homemaker after her retirement, throwing great parties and taking good care of Bill. She will be missed and loved forever.
No formal services are planned at this time. Local arrangements are under the directions of Carnes Brothers Funeral home.
GALVESTON Deborah Toni Simpson age 57 of Galveston passed away, Tuesday November 14, 2017 at Jennie Sealy Hospital in Galveston. Memorial services are 10:00am Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.
Debbie was born February 20, 1960 in Galveston to James Albert Simpson and Esther Moreno Simpson. She was a member of the 1978 class of Ball High School. Debbie was employed at American National Insurance Company for 35 years as a Health and New Business Specialist. She was an avid reader, reading 2 and 3 books a week. She loved shopping, traveling to the casinos with her friends, and watching the Big Bang Theory. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt who enjoyed time spent with her family, especially her grandson.
Preceded in death by her parents, James Simpson and Esther Moreno Simpson; sister, Tina Simpson, brother, Jimbo Simpson and special friend, George Tavarez; survivors include daughter, Amanda Simpson and husband Greg Rickaway of Galveston; grandson, Gunner Rickaway of Galveston; sisters, Graciela Moreno and husband Jeff Coplon of Brooklyn, NY, Rita Gonzales of Galveston and Denise Castro and husband Raul of Columbia, Maryland; brothers, Guillermo Vasquez and wife Antonia of Houston and Charles Simpson and wife Debbie of Hitchcock; honorary sister Josephine Mejia and husband Julius Mejia of Galveston; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
The family would like to thank the Doctors, nurses and staff of Jennie Sealy Hospital 8th Floor CCU for their professional, kind and compassionate care of Debbie.