- February 19, 1935 - November 23, 2016
- Whitehall, Michigan
of Donald's Passing
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“So sorry to learn that Don has passed away. I have memories that probably go back to my childhood at Lebanon but most vivid as a teenager when he...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jerry & Lee Dickinson
“I was so shocked to here of Dons passing. On the behalf of family and myself we will miss you He was a great man and great friend. He cared for...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Gaylan Leek
“Dear Marlene, this voice from your distant past sends deepest sympathy for your great loss. Don was always so friendly and upbeat and will be missed...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jacqueline Spierenburg - FL
“Marlene and family, so sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you and praying for you.
4 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Hanson - Anchorage, AK
“see you at the sands in the sky
5 of 10 | Posted by: mac hatch - whitehall
“So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Donald E. Holmstrom he will be missed greatly. May his loved ones finds comfort and courage in God's word.
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend
“Marlene and family, Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. God's peace, Steve and Karel
7 of 10 | Posted by: Steve and Karel Crothers
“To the Family of Mr. Donald L. Holmstrom, The membership of American Legion Post #234 in Hart, Michigan, would like to share our deepest sympathy...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Mark R. Parrish
“Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family during this difficult time. Peace.
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jan Campbell
“Eternal rest grant unto him, Oh Lord; and let the perpetual light shine upon him! May he rest in peace, Amen!
10 of 10 | Posted by: Joanne Schenten Skupin
Donald L. Holmstrom went to be with his Lord on November 23, 2016. He was born on February 19, 1935 in Joliet IL to Larry and Ethel Holmstrom. At the age of 6 his family moved to Whitehall. He graduated from Whitehall High School in 1953. Don served his country proudly in the US Army and was stationed in Alaska. On a cold, snowy, windy December day in 1958 he married Marlene Phillips. In his lifetime, he worked for the Whitehall Police Dept., Whitehall Leather Company and New York Life Insurance Co. Before retiring he was a Real Estate Broker and co-owner of the Arrowhead Agency in Montague. He was a member of Rotary and the Whitehall Township Clerk for many years. Don was also a long-time member of Lebanon Lutheran Church where he served on the Church Council and sang in the choir. He is survived by his wife Marlene; children, Jeff Holmstrom, Linda (Carl) Schenten, and Julie (Doug) Soderberg; grandchildren, Emily Holmstrom, Lindsey and Keith Schenten; Lauren and Ken Soderberg, and Zophia Zysk; nephews Larry, Gary, Dan and Karl; nieces, Sandy, Denise, Susie and Debbie; and 6 cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and 2 brothers Dave and Ray. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2 pm at Lebanon Lutheran Church, 1101 S Mears Ave., Whitehall. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Lebanon Lutheran Church.