Michael J. Holmes
Michael J. Holmes Sr, age 68, of
Fond du Lac, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at his residence. He was born on June
8, 1950, in Chicago, IL, the son of Raymond and Doris (Tancer) Holmes. Mike
served in the United States Army and served in the 37th Armor, 4th
Armored Div in the Vietnam War. He received the Purple Heart, the National
Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal. On
September 11, 2005, he married Cheryl Smith. She preceded him in death on May
17, 2012. Mike graduated from the University of Oshkosh with a degree in
Psychology. He worked for the Winnebago Mental Health Institute. He was former
president of Chapter 58 Fond du Lac Vietnam Veterans Association. Mike loved
spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his children,
Sherri Basnett, Michael J. (Jane) Holmes Jr, Melissa (Nick) Foster, Casey
Smith, Keith Holmes; his grandchildren, Dora, Michael John, Ellie, Alex,
Genevieve, Jenna, Breanna, Zach, Kealani, Isaiah, Danae, Dylan, Sylvia; and
other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife,
Cheryl, two sons, Timothy Jerdee and Benjamin Berg.
There will be no visitation or
services. Cremation has taken place.
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