Michael Scott Holsten, 60, of North Platte died on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Great Plains Health.

Michael Holsten

Michael was born Oct. 31, 1957 in Omaha to Roger Wendell and Barbara Ann (Cox) Holsten. He grew up and attended school in North Platte.

As a teenager, Michael began drywalling with his dad and continued doing so throughout his life.

Michael was very artistic. He enjoyed fishing and being outdoors, and especially cared for his dog, Stewie, and his cats.

He is survived by his sisters, Kimberly Whitson of North Platte and Bobette Morris (Bill Johnson) of Panama City, Fla.; special friend, Phyllis Smith, and her son, Joey Smith, both of North Platte; aunts and uncles, Beverly Cox of Hershey, Deb Forbes of North Platte, Sandie Davidson of Orting, Wash., Clarence (Deanna) Cox of Yakima, Wash., and Stanley Holsten of Grand Island; niece, Leah Holsten; nephew, Chase Whitson; and other family.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sherri Holsten; brother-in-law, Woody Whitson; uncles, Ray Cox and Dennis Forbes.

Cremation was chosen. Private family inurnment will be at a later date in the North Platte Cemetery. Odean Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

The memorial book may be signed at odeanchapel.com.