Craig R. Widholm, of North Branch, died suddenly Wednesday, March 20 at Fairview Lakes Hospital at the age of 54.
Craig was born May 8, 1958 in Minneapolis to Richard and Dolly Widholm. He attended Minneapolis Henry High School. On Jan. 13, 1979 he married his wife Betty. Known as the “Gentle Giant,” Craig enjoyed camping, the outdoors in general, collecting watches, and his family, especially his grandchildren.
Craig is survived by his wife Betty, son Dan (Amanda) Widholm, daughters Jamie (Rob) Sotanski, Katie (Scott Winter) Widholm, parents Dick and Dolly, sister Pamela (John) Hass, grandchildren Amanda Sotanski, Alexis Suppon, Trey Widholm, Isaac Sotanski, Whitney Sotanski, Lillyana Widholm and Bo Widholm. He was preceded in death by his in-laws, Jane and Charlie Nettleton.
A Memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 at Kehilat Sar Shalom, 225 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul. The family will greet friends on hour prior to the service. Condolences may be left at www.grandstrandfh.com.