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Robert Joseph Holland

February 12, 1934 — February 20, 2022

Robert Joseph Holland

Robert J. Holland, of Scotts passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at the age of 88. Robert was born on February 12, 1934 in Paw Paw. He was the son of Glenn and Winnie (Gleason) Holland. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. On October 5, 1957 he married Kathryn Mortellaro. Robert worked for the Upjohn Company for over 30 years prior to retirement. In his spare time, he enjoyed travelling in his car, doing his yard work and most importantly caring for his family. His family will remember him as patient, caring, having a great sense of humor and being funny, as well as always caring himself with dignity and honor to those around him.

Robert is survived by his three children: Mark (Marion) Holland, of IN; Annie (Joe Tsui) Mathis, of Kalamazoo; Judy Holland, of Scotts; six grandchildren: Tara (Chris) Hebeler, of Stevensville; Cassandra (Jon) Overstreet, of MO; Travis Mathis, of Grand Rapids; Hannah Mathis, of Grand Rapids; Dylan (Stacey) Seymour, of Portage and Alex Seymour, of Portage; two great granddaughters, Hailey Hebeler and Millie Hebeler. He is also survived by his siblings:  David (Carol) Holland, of OK; Richard (Jenell) Holland, of LA; brother and sister-in-laws:  Andrew (Barbara) Mortellaro, of Kalamazoo; Frances (Diale) Taliaferro, of RI; Bev Mortellaro, of Detroit; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Kathryn; parents: Glenn and Winnie Holland; brother and sister-in-law: Charles (Kitty) Holland and brother-in-law: James Mortellaro.

Entombment will be privately held at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery.

Please visit Robert’s webpage at www.amsfuneralhomes.com where you can read his obituary and sign his guestbook. Those who wish may make contributions to the Centrica Care Navigators.

The family is being assisted by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 409 S. Main, Vicksburg, MI (269-649-1697).

 

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