Lives Lived: John Holland |

Lives Lived: John Holland

John “Jack” F. Holland died peacefully Jan. 23 in Nevada City, after a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. He was 61.

A memorial service will be held at Crossroads Church, 10050 Wolf Road at Highway 49 in southern Nevada County. Interment will be at 2 p.m.

He was born Nov. 10, 1948, in Oakland to Mary and Francis Holland.

Mr. Holland worked for the city of Grass Valley for 24 years. His also served in the National Guard.

His hobbies included tennis, hiking, fishing, camping, sailing, canoeing with his sons and climbing Mt. Whitney.

He was a dear, sweet man who will be greatly missed by many relatives and friends.

Mr. Holland is survived by his wife, Peggy L. Holland; son, Kris Holland; mother, Mary Holland of Carmichael; sisters, Pauline Delsol

and Nancy Ekstrom; and many aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins.

He was predeceased by his son, David Holland; sister, Joan Holland; and father, Frank Holland.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills.

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