In Memory of
Pastor Ray Anderson Holmquist
The Rev. Ray A. Holmquist
March 14, 1936 - April 30, 2017
Most recently, here in the Western Iowa Synod, Rev. Holmquist served as an interim pastor at Exira and Adair. He transferred to the SE Iowa Synod in 2015.

West Des Moines

Ray Holmquist, 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Hospice Kavanagh House. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, 2017 at St. Mark Lutheran Church in West Des Moines, Iowa. A private family burial will be held in Tekamah, Nebraska at a later date. 

Ray was born March 14, 1936 in Killdeer, North Dakota. He was one of seven children born to Pastor George L. and Mabel Holmquist. He graduated from Salem, Oregon High School. Read entire obituary here....

Blessed be the memory of this servant of God!