Holmquest, Robert E. Passed away Sunday, May 10th, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center in Lennox, SD. Robert was born on July 22, 1925 in Manly, Iowa, the son of John A. and Ruth E. (Knutson) Holmquest. He was united in marriage to Dorothy M. Cookos on May 8, 1948 in Minneapolis, MN. He worked many years for Northwestern Bell Telephone in Minneapolis. After retiring, he worked in the men's department of J.C. Penny at the Southdale Mall. Survivors include his grand-daughters, Angela (Cody) Brint of Oakland, TN, Cynthia Holmquest and Lindsey Holmquest and great grandson, Beckham Holmquest of Sioux Falls, SD, grandson Andrew Holmquest, several nieces & nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dorothy, sons James and Mark and siblings, Ann Gulbrandson and John Holmquest. Memorial services will be held 2 pm May 22, 2015 at Springdale Lutheran Church of rural Sioux Falls, SD. Burial will be at 2 pm, June 15, 2015 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.