Walter Holum

parents:  Erick Edward Holum and Ellen Marie Hagen


Birth:  28 May 1904  Starbuck, Pope, MN
Death:  Nov 1986
Burial:  Mill Lake Cemetery, Lake Upsilon, Rolette, ND

1910 Federal census Barsness, Pope, MN - age 6
1920 Federal census   Baxter, Rolette, ND - age 15
1930 Federal census Baxter, Rolette, ND - age 25
Minnesota Records Online Birth records; death records
Family records Records and photos belonging to Millicent (Holum) Booen 
Family records Records and photos belonging to Gregory Booen 
Personal knowledge Memories of Ruth Evelyn (Holum) Ward
Family records Records and photos belonging to Barbara (Ward) Biberdorf 
Family records Records and photos belonging to Valerie (Biberdorf) Boman

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Miscellaneous Information

1) I have a transcription of an extensive interview I did with my grandma - Ruth Evelyn (Holum) Ward - October 2005.  She was nearly 97 years old at the time.  Ruth is Walter's sister, and she mentions him in this interview.

2) Walter never married.


Photos and/or signatures

children of Erick and Marie Holum
back: Agnes, Elmer
front: Olga, Walter

c. 1904

Walter (sitting, 4th from left)

c. 1915

Confirmation - Mill Lake Lutheran Church
Walter Holum
 (2nd from left)
others identified are Runo Lindberg (far left), William Holum (3rd from left)
Thea Almanson (2nd from right) and Rosella Youngberg (far right)

c. 1917
Rolla, North Dakota


Walter Holum (right) with his brother, 
Clarence William Holum (left) 

c. 1912
Starbuck, MN

Holum siblings:
back row: William, Elmer, Walter
front row: Alice, Olga and Ruth

unknown date


Ellen Marie (Hagen) Holum 
with her children
left to right: Evelyn Ruth, Walter, Olga, 
Agnes Matilda, Elmer and Alice

c. 1945


Walter Holum

unknown date

Walter Holum

c. 1982 

Walter Holum with his sister, 
Ruth (Holum) Ward

c. 1983


Walter Holum and his niece Heather

unknown date

Walter Holum

unknown date

Walter Holum

Mill Lake Cemetery
Lake Upsilon, Rolette, North Dakota




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Valerie Ann (Biberdorf) Boman - 2004-2010