Ronald Holmes Obituary, Resident Of Amber Has Passed Away

Ronald Holmes Obituary, Resident Of Amber Has Passed Away

Ronald Holmes Obituary, Death Cause – On Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the age of 81, Ronald Dwight Holmes of Amberg, who had been in failing health, passed away unexpectedly and quietly at home. On February 12, 1942, he was born in Norway, Michigan. His parents, Dwight and Mildred (Anderson), both passed away before he was born. Ron graduated from Wausaukee High School in 1960, and shortly after that he enlisted in the United States Army, serving from 1964 to 1966 and completing a tour of duty in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Marksman Badge, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Expert Rifle M-14 Badge, and the Vietnam Service Medal.

Pitney Bowes was his employer throughout the entirety of the 32 years he spent working there in addition to his service in the National Guard, which spanned a total of 20 years. In addition to his work as an Elder at United Ev. Presbyterian Church in Amberg and as a teacher of concealed carry training for the past 15 years, Ron served as Supervisor 1 on the Amberg Town Board for a total of 12 years. During that time, the Amberg Hunters Safety Program, which he founded, ran from 2004 through 2020. In addition to that, he served on the board of the Wausaukee Rescue Squad and had been a member of the American Legion for more than half a century.

Cribbage was one of Ron’s favorite games, and he was also a talented guitarist who enjoyed performing to country music. Those who had a close relationship with him were privy to his understated sense of humor, and he meticulously conducted research for every endeavor in which he participated. Ron is survived by his devoted wife, Margery; children: Patrick (Julie Jack) Holmes, Jennifer (Scott Ehricke) Fredriksen, Darhla (Gary) Plamann, Joni (Brett) Fessler, and James (Sarah) Manders; and in addition, he is survived by a large number of grandkids and great grandchildren. His grandson Brody, his brother Gerald, his sisters Karen and Leatha, and his stepdaughter Kathy all passed away before him. Also predeceased by him was his stepdaughter Kathy. On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, there will be a visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. at the United Ev. Presbyterian Church in Amberg.

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