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Richard E. Holmberg

January 1, 1928 November 6, 2019
Richard E. Holmberg
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Richard E. Holmberg

Age 91 passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Brandon, Florida. Richard was born January 1, 1928 to Evard and (Selma) Ruth (nee Andeberg) Holmberg in Oak Park, IL. He spent his early life in Chicago, IL and graduated from Austin High School in 1946. His family then moved to Cedar Park, WI and he worked for several years at Burlington Brass Works as a machinist. Next, he served his country as a medic in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On April 29, 1951 he married Myrta Ibson in Union Grove, WI. After he was discharged from the army they lived in Milwaukee, WI where he was a tool and die maker at Cutler Hammer for 10 years. Later they moved to Oak Creek, WI where he worked as a police officer at the Oak Creek Police Department for 24 years. They spent their retirement in Minocqua, WI and Sun City, AZ. Richard spent the last 3 years in Florida.

Richard loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed golfing and playing games with family and friends.

He is survived by his children: Christy (Steve) Weber, James (Linda) Holmberg, Paul (Tammy) Holmberg and Faith (Scott) Sromalla, 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son (John), granddaughter (Jessica), sister and brothers.

The Family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Lifepath Hospice for all their care and compassion.

Funeral services will be held, Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:30pm at Polnasek-Daniels Funeral home. Family and friends may visit with the family on November 14, 2019 from 12:30pm until the time of service. Burial will take place at the Union Grove Memorial Cemetery following the funeral service.

Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home
908 11th Ave
Union Grove, WI 53182
262-878-2011
www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

14

Nov

12:30 PM 11/14/2019 12:30:00 PM - 2:30 PM 11/14/2019 2:30:00 PM
Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home

908 - 11th Avenue
Union Grove, WI 53182

Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home
908 - 11th Avenue Union Grove 53182 WI
United States

Service

Thursday

14

Nov

2:30 PM 11/14/2019 2:30:00 PM
Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home

908 - 11th Avenue
Union Grove, WI 53182

Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home
908 - 11th Avenue Union Grove 53182 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

5115 S. Colony Avenue
Union Grove, WI 53182

5115 S. Colony Avenue Union Grove 53182 WI
United States
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