Fredrik C. Holte

Fredrik C. Holte

Fred Holte, age 65, of Harris passed away September 9, 2017 at home.
Fredrik Carl Holte was born October 12, 1951 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Asbjorn and Margaret (Pedersen) Holte. He was raised and attended school in Roseville and graduated in 1969 from Ramsey High School. Fred worked at the Department of Agriculture as a bee inspector where he met his wife, Bonnie Rechtzigel. Fred and Bonnie were married August 30, 1980. In 1984, Fred and Bonnie moved to Harris, Minnesota and in 1985 were blessed with the birth of their son, Jon. Fred was a third generation beekeeper and an avid fan of hockey.
Fred was involved in many organizations and in the community. Fred was a member of the Minnesota Honey Producers Association, and was a board member for over 30 years, serving as President twice. Fred was also a member of Sioux Honey Association for over 40 years. He was also a member of the American Beekeeping Federation for over 40 years. He worked and managed the Bee and Honey booth at the Minnesota State Fair for many years.
There were two seasons in Fred’s life, honey and hockey. He was very involved with hockey. He was a board member of the Cambridge-Isanti Arena Corp and served as President for over a decade. Fred was the Public Address announcer for Blue Jacket hockey from 2000 to 2016. Further, he was a team manager and coach for various youth hockey teams.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; son, Jon and many friends.
Memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cambridge with a visitation one hour prior at the church. Online condolences can be made at StrikeLifeTributes.com.

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