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Gail Hierholzer

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Mrs. Gail Hierholzer of Harrisburg, S.D., departed this life in Luverne, Minn. on Friday, December 26, 2014. She had attained the age of 48 years and 15 days.

Mrs. Hierholzer was born in Pinckneyville on December 11, 1966, the daughter of Leo and LaVerne (Konkel) Holtz. Her mother passed away when she was young and her father later married Mary Toennies. Gail was united in marriage to Mark Hierholzer on December 24, 1994 and he survives her passing.

Gail was a member of the United States Air Force. She worked as a secretary for the South Dakota school system and was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Left to mourn her passing are her husband, Mark Hierholzer of Harrisburg, S.D.; two sons, Micah and Noah Hierholzer of Harrisburg, S.D.; mother, Mary Holtz of Radom; eight brothers and sisters, Teri Richardson and husband Ken of Radom, Carla Christian and husband Gregg of Centralia, Brian Cassity and wife Beth of Tamaroa, Richard Holtz and wife Ardy of Pinckneyville, Paula Schomaker of Centralia, Cheryl Skibinski and husband Rick of Ashley, Bonnie Witges and husband Clarence of Scheller, and Marcia Finckbone and husband Mike of Odin; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom on Monday, January 5 with Fr. Dale Maxfield officiating and with interment in the church cemetery.

Military graveside rites will be accorded by American Legion Post 110.

Should friends desire mass offerings or memorials to Micah and Noah Hierholzer Education Fund can be made and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at


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