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Gary F. Holman, age 83, of Grand Rapids, MI, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.  He was born in Detroit, MI, to Frank & Gertrude Holman and was proud of being a WWII veteran, having served in the U.S. Army in Germany.  Gary utilized his education from Kendall School of Art and Design to become a long time display manager at Jacobson’s Department Store in East Grand Rapids, MI.  He enjoyed a good campfire, running, hiking the Appalachian Trail and loved entertaining family and friends.  Gary was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter, Cheryl Sweet.  He is dearly missed by his wife, Shirley Holman, daughter, Karin (Greg) McAleenan; son, Mark Holman; grandchildren, Corey (Blake) Boehm, Ryan McAleenan and Sara Sweet; and several great-grandchildren.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Gary’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: www.MichiganCremation.com.   

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  1. Barbara smeenge mckay on December 13, 2018 at 9:09 am

    Shirley. ,,thinking of you. I remember good stories and wonderful dinners you shared with us.



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