Paige Holmes

March 2, 1996-Sept. 9, 2021

Paige Holmes, 25,

Minot, ND, passed away

Thursday, September 9,

2021, in her home.

Paige Rebekah Holmes

was born March 2, 1996,

in Minot, North Dakota.

Raised in Minot by her

parents, Leslie and Shane

Hillman, Paige went to

Sunnyside Elementary

School before attending

Nedrose School through

the eighth grade. During

her attendance at Nedrose

School, she played basket-

ball. She graduated from

Minot High School in

2014 and attended Minot

State University for a


Kindness was one of

Paige’s great qualities and

something for which she

will always be known.

She had a great sense of

humor, and an extraordi-

nary love for her younger

brother Ashton. She was a

great big sister. Paige

loved all the little kids in

her life, going on walks

with her mom, reading,

and watching movies. All

who knew her will miss


Paige took pride and

care in whatever job she

held. She was a hard

worker and looked for-

ward to going to work.

She held several jobs, in-

cluding Applebee’s, where

she made many great

friendships. She was

currently employed at the

Columbian Club.

Despite the love and

support from her family,

and every opportunity

given to Paige to help her

recover from her struggles

with addiction, she ulti-

mately passed away from

an accidental drug over-

dose. Paige fought hard,

most recently she cele-

brated one year of

sobriety with many ac-

complishments in that

year. It had been a long

road to recovery, with

many successes and set-


The family is not

shocked, but shattered by

her untimely passing, and

encourages everyone to

educate themselves and

their children on the peri-

lous depths and tragedies

of drug addiction.

Her loving family in-

cludes: parents, Leslie

Holmes and Shane Hill-

man, Minot; brother, Ash-

ton Hillman, Minot;

maternal grandparents,

Becky Seright and Rod

Arness, Shervin Holmes;

paternal grandparents,

Dale and Colleen Folven;

aunts, Leigh Knudson and

Lindsey Hillman; cousins,

Josh, Savanna, and Lexi;

great uncle, Jeff Seright;

great aunt, Roberta

Seright; and other extend-

ed family.

Paige was preceded in

death by: her

great-grandparents, Wil-

son and Leah Seright.

Visitation: Thursday,

September 16, 2021, from

4 to 7 p.m. at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot.

Paige’s family welcomes

everyone to attend the

visitation as her Funeral

service will be family


Memorials: In lieu of

flowers, memorials are

preferred to the Souris

Valley United

Way/Backpack Buddies

Program in Paige’s name.



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