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[FEB. 15, 2007]
MOUNT PULASKI -- John W. Holmes, 87, of
Mount Pulaski died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at 11:50 a.m. at
Vonderlieth Living Center.
His body was cremated and a memorial service will be
Burial will be in Steenbergen
Cemetery, rural Mount Pulaski.
Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Mr. Holmes was a retired golf course
superintendent and farmer.
He served in the U.S. Army and Merchant Marines
during World War II.
He was born March 15, 1920, in Logan County to
Obed Everett and Mae Sallee Holmes. He married Dolly
L. Fulk on Aug. 8, 1950, in Mount Pulaski. She
preceded him in death on Oct. 12, 1989.
He is survived by one son, Everett (and Vickie)
Holmes of Princeton; one daughter, Shewan "Tootie"
Holmes of Mount Pulaski; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and
Everett Holmes, and two sisters, Marilyn Troyer and
Evelyn Holmes. He was the last of his immediate
Memorials may be made to the Mount Pulaski Food
Pantry or CIEDC homemaker program.
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