Robert Allen Holmes

Dates

August 21, 1924 - December 25, 2009

Obituary

 

 

Robert Allen Holmes was born August 21, 1924, at Fedora, SD, to Peter and Mary (Larson) Holmes. He grew up and attended school at Fedora and graduated from Fedora High School. In 1943, he entered the US Army and served in Europe during World War II. On November 26, 1949, he married Veronica McDonald at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. He was employed at the Armour Creamery in Mitchell for many years and was a custodian at Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School, until his retirement. He was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, American Legion and VFW.

He is survived by four children: Richard Holmes and wife, Mary of Sioux Falls, SD, Dr. Douglas Holmes and wife, Marcie of Kearney, NE, Shellie Davis and husband, Ron of Spearfish, SD, Bonnie Holmes of Martinez, CA; eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Veronica, March 8, 1998, twelve brothers and sisters and his parents.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Scripture Service ~ 7:00 PM
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1412 West Cedar Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


entry posted by Darwin Noble on 12-29-2009
I was saddened to hear of "Uncle Bobs passing". I will remember him as a kind and caring person.....also I will remember him for squirting me when he was milking the cows!

May God Bless You All
entry posted by Wendy Royston on 12-29-2009
So sorry to hear of Bob's passing during the holidays. My prayers are with your family during this difficult time.
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