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Harry G. Holst

January 1, 1970 - January 1, 2005

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Holliston – Harry G. Holst, 75, of Holliston, died Saturday, January 1, 2005 at
the MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham Campus, of heart failure
following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was the loving husband of Inga (Shultz) Holst, with whom he celebrated
their 50th wedding anniversary on December 18, 2004.
Born in Germany, he was the son of the late Gustav and Minna (Loose)
Holst. He and his wife emigrated to the United States in 1956 and settled in
Holliston in 1964. When they returned to their homeland for a visit in 1995,
they fell in love with the Bavarian and Austrian Alps and especially the city
of Salzburg. Through the years, he and his wife also made many trips to New
York City to attend concerts and performances at the Metropolitan Opera.
Besides their love of music, Harry and Inga shared a great love for animals.
With his compassionate spirit he embraced all of God’s creation.
Besides his wife Inga he is survived by several brothers and sisters in
Germany, his beloved pets; a dog, Sonja and cats; Kiri and Tessie.
Mr. Holst retired in 1996 following 40 years of service with B. G. Wickberg
where he had been a vibration analyst and sheet metal worker.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at 1:00 p.m.
in Lake Grove Cemetery, Holliston. The Rev. Richard Hurst, pastor of the
Lutheran Church of Framingham, will officiate. There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Chesmore Funeral Home, 854
Washington St., Holliston
Donations in Mr. Holst Memory may be made to NEADS – Dogs for Deaf
and Disabled Americans and NEADY Cats, Post Office Box 213, West
Boylston, MA 01583 or any local no-kill animal shelter.