Timothy Holt, 60, brother-in-law of Preston man


Timothy Joe Holt, 60, of Rochester, died suddenly on June 1, 2018, doing what he loved, riding his Harley.

He was born March 4, 1958, in Worthington, Minn.

He was an over-the-road trucker for 38 years, most recently employed by Foodliner Inc. in Dubuque, Iowa.

He joined the United States Navy in March 1976, and was honorably discharged in March 1982.

His passions were riding motorcycle and any gathering with family and friends.

He married Dawn Peck May 15, 1982, at the Bakke Lutheran Church in Richwood, Minn.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn; son, Matthew (Brittney) of Beaverton, Ore.; daughter, Angie (Jeremiah) of Rochester; his grandchildren, Jaxon, Gabe and Carter; great-grandson, Ryker; mother, Patricia Hill of Antelope, Calif.; seven siblings, Dan (Sue) Holt of Detroit Lakes, Minn., Cindy Perdue of Sacramento, Calif., Keith Holt of Detroit Lakes, Minn., Janell (Brian) Walz of Glyndon, Minn., Lonnie (Lanette) Holt of Zimmerman, Minn., Jim (Julie) Holt of Wadena, Iowa and Amy (John) Fields of Antelope, Calif.; step-mother, Sharon Holt of Radisson, Wis.; step-sister, Kim (Dick) Swager of Radisson, Wis.; step-brother, Kevin Trumpbold of Charles City, Iowa; mother-in-law, Bev Peck of Rochester and brothers-in-law, Dan (Barb) Peck of Preston and DuWayne (Kim) Peck of Rochester.

He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Tim was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Holt; stepfather, Bob Hill; and father-in-law, Jim Peck.

A celebration of life for him was held on Saturday, June 9, in his garage in Decorah, Iowa.