OBITUARIES — Nella J. Holbrook

Holbrook

Nella J. Holbrook, age 90, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 2, 2012.

She was born in Fremont, Mich., the daughter of Paul and Maggie Jordan. After high school she met and married Richard Holbrook. She worked at Rockford Bowling Lanes for many years.

Nella was a long time member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, where she participated in Bible studies, and especially enjoyed the companionship of the Guild members. Most important of all Nella enjoyed her family.

Nella is survived by her children, Richard and Lorna Holbrook, William and Sandra Holbrook, Neesha Soules and Tom, Debbra Bonney and Joseph; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Thelma Hekkuis, and Mrs. Leona Vanderberg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her siblings, Leonard, Paul C. and Kenneth Jordan, and Arlene Howard.

The service for Nella was Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Love officiating. Interment was in Rosedale Memorial Park. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 310 E. Division, Rockford, MI 49341.

Arrangements were made by Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford.

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