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Edwin E. Holzworth

July 23, 1949 — June 9, 2022


Edwin E. Holzworth, 72, Jamestown, ND died Thursday June 9, 2022 at his home in Jamestown.


Ed was born July 23, 1949 at Jamestown, ND the son of Edwin H. and Dona (Wahl) Holzworth. He attended Washington elementary school and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1967.


He entered the US Navy July 26, 1967 at Fargo, ND. He served in Danang, Vietnam until 1969 and from 1969-1971 on the USS St. Paul at Bremerton, WA. Ed was Honorably discharged April 5, 1971 with the rank of SK3.


He was married from 1971 – 1979 and is survived by 2 step children, Dale and Julie Spencer, and 1 daughter DeAnna Keller.


He and Mary Schaffer were married August 1, 1981 at Jamestown. They made their home in Jamestown. He proudly served the community of Jamestown as police officer Sgt Holzworth #212 for nearly 40 years.


Ed was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.


Ed is survived by his wife, Mary, Jamestown; son, Denver Holzworth, and daughter,Eliza (Jamie) Potratz, both of Jamestown; 10 grandchildren, his brothers and sisters, Ron (Anna Mae) Holzworth, Ray Holzworth, both of Menahga, MN, Val (Conrad) Miller, Sharon (Terry) Exner, Sue (Dan) Koropatnicki, Pam (Justin) Blinsky, all of Jamestown, ND; and 1 foster sister, Jan Renken, SD.


He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Bob.


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