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Daniel Timothy Holmquist, 21

Daniel Timothy Holmquist, 21, of Dresser, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 30.

Born Anatoliy Yurievich Kozhhev in Novozybkov, Russia on Aug. 30, 1992. He lived in an orphanage with his sister, Masha, until he was adopted in 2004 and came to live on Dwight Lake near Nye.

He attended Osceola schools and graduated in 2012. He attended Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond for a short time.

He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Julie Holmquist, former owners of the Osceola Sun. Jeff was the former editor of the New Richmond News. He is further survived by his loving sister Masha, and sister Anna and brother Ben. Also survived by grandparents Vernon and Esther Buscho, Kenyon, Minn., and Jon and Sheila Holmquist, Palm Springs, Cal.

Daniel flew into the loving embrace of Jesus, where he no longer feels pain or disappointment. He loved soccer, swimming, biking, helping his friends. He had a generous Russian soul.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Grandstrand Funeral Home. Services are tentatively being planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Alliance Church of the Valley in St. Croix Falls, Wis. Visitation will be Friday night, but details are not finalized.

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