Philip Wane Holt, 51, of Ostrander, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at home following a lengthy cancer battle.

He was born Dec. 15, 1961, in Rochester. He attended high school in both Alabama and Minnesota, later obtaining his GED in Minnesota. Prior to his illness he was employed in various jobs in the Rochester area, most recently by Republic Parking at the Rochester International Airport. He also worked doing what he enjoyed most, over the road truck driving.

He married his longtime girlfriend, Jamie Jo Endris, March 8, 2013, in Mason City, Iowa. Mr. Holt enjoyed spending time with his family and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Jamie Jo of Ostrander; stepson, Noah Michael Packingham; father, Newell (Pauline Forney) Holt of Chatfield; mother, Betty Holt of Mobile, Ala.; brother, Delbert (Gwen) of Oronoco; sisters Donna (Larry) McDaniel and Jacquelyn Iden of Mobile, Alice Holt and Sue Holt of West Union, Iowa; stepsister, Glenda Durst of Highwood, Ill.; nieces and nephews Sara Holt, Alisa (Thomas Walker) Iden, Athena McDaniel, Christopher Holt, Eva Iden, Jennifer Holt, James McDaniel, Kayla (Maverick) Showalter, Michael (Cherelle) Holt, Ryan Hundorf, Kyle Hundorf, Jordan Holt, and Jakob Holt; six uncles; three aunts; eight great-nephews; and four great-nieces.

He was preceded in death by brothers Ralph Robert and Roger John, brother-in-law Bobby Iden, five uncles, two aunts and a step-granddaughter.

The memorial service was Sunday, Aug. 25, at 31043 County 5, Chatfield.