In Memory

Freddie Holbrook - Class Of 1954

HOLBROOK - Freddie J. Holbrook, aged 74, of Dorr, passed away peacefully at home with his family Sunday, October 9, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Connie; children, Melodie (Paul) Niemczyk, Mike (Tammy) Holbrook, Melissa (David Lanning) Holbrook, Monica (Paul) McClung; grandchildren, Dustin (Heather) Niemczyk, Diggy (Carla) Niemczyk, Dylan Niemczyk, Michaela Niemczyk, Ryan (Jamie) Holbrook, Nicholas and Jacob Holbrook, Riley Holbrook, Vinnie and Kobe McClung, Jacob Carter; great grandchildren, Hudson and Roman Holbrook and Lewis and Levi Niemczyk. Freddie was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers. After four years in the Air Force as an air traffic controller, Fred was a member of the Grand Rapids Police Department for four years and the Wyoming Police Department for 11 years. He then was the proud owner of Hilliards General Store for 25 years. During his ten years of retirement, his time was spent mowing his grass, spending time with grandchildren and feeding his birds. Parish rosary will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at St. Stanislaus Church with Fr. Anthony Bitchapogu as celebrant. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Military honors under the auspices of the Dorr American Legion Post 127 Memorial contributions may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice or St. Stanislaus Building Fund. The family will greet relatives and friends Tuesday at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Arrangements by: Archer, Hampel & Kubiak Dorr Chapel 616-681-2520