Ron Holthaus, 68, of Decorah, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at his home. A Celebration Life was at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 8. Interment was St. Benedict's Cemetery, Decorah. Hymns were "How Great Thou Art," "Prayer of Saint Francis," "Amazing Grace," "Hosea" and "Precious Lord Take My Hand." Concelebrants were Fr. Gary Krapfl and Fr. Phillip Gibbs. Lectors were Pastor Karri Anderson, Pastor Mike Blair and Pastor David Vásquez. Offertory gift bearers were Judy Bullerman, Max Klotzbach, Connie Sande, Inez Schmitt. Pall bearers were Adrian Holthaus, Dave Holthaus, Willard Holthaus. Honorary pall bearers were Jake Axmear, Bobby Darnell, Lee Fischer, Dennis Lensing, Jerry Nelson, Roger Phillips, John Sautter. Musicians were Mary Beth Bouska and Cindy Schissel.