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Charles A. Holly

April 11, 1932 — November 21, 2022

Martin

Charles A. Holly

Charles A. Holly, 90, of Martin, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022 at Ascension Borgess Hospital - Allegan. Chuck was born April 11, 1932 in Grand Rapids, the son of David and Lorna (Middaugh) Holly. On February 24, 1953, he married Lois Jean Sibbersen, who preceded him in death in 2007. Charles was a graduate of Plainwell High School and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was employed by Parker Hannifin until his retirement in 1997. After retirement he was a hay farmer and was also famous for his homemade maple syrup.

Chuck is survived by a son, Charlie (Jan) Holly; two grandchildren, Langdon and Bridger Holly; two sisters, Lorna Meglemre and Laura Hamilton; his close friend, Alice; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, eight siblings, Alice Lysiak, Edith Moravetz, Lillian Ehrman, William, David, Earl, Kenneth and Elmer Holly.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Home, 120 South Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080, with a time for visiting from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Chuck will be laid to rest at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell, following the service.

While visiting Chuck’s webpage at amsfuneralhomes.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to a charity of choice.

The family is being cared for by Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Home, Plainwell Chapel, 120 S. Woodhams Street, (269) 685-5881.

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Today's Services

Visitation

Saturday, December 3, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Home and Cremation Society, Plainwell

120 South Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 3, 2022

1:00 - 1:30pm (Eastern time)

Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Home and Cremation Society, Plainwell

120 South Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080

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Interment

Saturday, December 3, 2022

1:30 - 2:15pm (Eastern time)

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