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Obituary: HOLMAN, ELMER

Published: Sunday, Dec. 21 2014 10:44 a.m. MST

Elmer LaDrue "Drue" Holman2/3/1919 ~ 12/8/2011Elmer LaDrue "Drue" Holman passed away peacefully on December 8, 2011. He was born an identical twin in Fountain Green, Utah on February 3, 1919 to Elmer and Zelda Holman. His early years were spent in a rural community doing "boy things" including riding horses and herding sheep.When World War II began, he proudly joined the U.S. Marines and served his country in the Pacific to include China until the end of the war. Following the war, he began a career in the grocery business in management that lasted for 40 years.He married Catherine Joyce Twitchell on November 14, 1947.He enjoyed service with the Kiwanis Club as member and President and was a member of the Bannock County Idaho Sheriff's Posse. Throughout his life he loved to spend time with the family. He loved horseback riding, fishing, gardening, traveling, playing the organ and watching the Utah Jazz. He was active in the LDS Church, serving as a High Priest. He was in the Sunday School Presidency and had a special joy being with the Primary Children.He is survived by his daughter, Margo Harrington, sons Craig and Dennis Holman, as well as 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Elvon and Merrill and his sister, Jean Bowles. He is preceded in death by his son Gary, his twin brother Elwin and his sister, Athaleen Shepherd.Services will be held Monday, December 12, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary. A viewing will be held on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment Bountiful City Cemetery. Family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 273 E. 800 S. SLC UT. 84111-3828Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com