Dennis Lee Holmes, age 73, of Brainerd passed away after a long battle with Huntington’s Disease, on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Golden Horizons Assisted Living in Cross Lake. Dennis was born on July 10, 1945 in Brainerd to Sterling & Mary (Ackerson) Holmes. He was a Veteran in the US Navy during Vietnam.
Left to cherish his memory are his children: Kim (Kevin) Larson of Baxter, Kelly (Jacoby) Kelm of Brainerd, and Jayme (Julie Meszaros) Holmes of Brainerd; grandchildren: Madison Pitsenbarger, Nicholas Larson, Rylie Rushmeyer, Dru Nelson, Peyton Nelson, Shelby Holmes, Mason Holmes and Trinity Holmes; 3 great-grandchildren; mother of his children and friend, Dianne Miller; nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; nine brothers; and a sister.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11AM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home-BRAINERD CHAPEL. Visitation will one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, near Little Falls at 3PM.
Memorials are preferred to the Huntington’s Disease Foundation.
Caring for Dennis & the Holmes Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
BRAINERD CHAPEL 218-829-3581
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