Mable L. Holmes

February 25, 2016

Mable L. Holmes

Mable passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at her home in Otsego.

She was born June 8, 1926 in Allegan the daughter of George and Josephine (Harper) Kurtz. Mable was a lifelong resident of the area. She had worked at Fram Filters and then for 28 ½ years had worked at Delanos Print Shop in Allegan until her retirement in 1988. In her spare time Mable enjoyed crocheting and doing puzzle books. On November 13, 1943 in Allegan she married Earl Holmes who passed away in 2003. Mable had been a member of the Trowbridge United Methodist Church for many years.

Surviving are her sons, Donald (Eileen) Holmes of FL, Russell (Marsha) Holmes of FL and Steve (Marie) Holmes of Plainwell; daughter –in-law, Lindy Holmes of Otsego; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Luella  Holmes; sister-in-law, Glenna Kurtz along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Kendall Holmes; great-granddaughter, Ilah Sturgis; siblings, Charles and Gilbert Kurtz and brother-in-law, Merle Holmes.

Friends may visit with Mable’s family from 6-8PM Monday, February 29, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Kevin Smith officiating.

Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego Township.

Contributions in memory of Mable may be made to Reverence Home Health & Hospice or to the Trowbridge United Methodist Church.

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