Bob L. Holland
Bob L. Holland, 87, died at 8:50 pm, Friday, December 19, 2014 at Auburn Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born August 15 1927 in Springfield to Leonard and Beatrice (Kennedy) Holland. He married Ruth Goacher in 1950, and she survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Charmaine Castleman of Springfield, one son, Michael Holland of Thayer; five grandchildren: Sabrina (Ryan) Day, Sterling Strumpher, Christina (TJ) Harden, Erica (Tim) Marsh, and Amanda Holland; five great-grandchildren: Justin Harden, Trista Harden, Emily Marsh, Abigail Marsh and Sawyer Day; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters: Carissa Strumpher and Michelle Holland and one sister, Gwedolyn McKee.
Bob was a resident of Springfield most of his life. He was employed with Horace Mann Educators as a Director of Printing Services, retiring after 43 years. He was also a United States Army veteran. He was a St. Louis Cardinal fan and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Visitation: 9:30 – 11:30 am, Saturday, December 27, 2014 as Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:30 am, Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor David Brady officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery where Military Honors will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or Parkinson’s Foundation.