November 4, 1939 - August 8, 2016
Ronald Frederick Holland, 76, of Brookfield, passed away on August 8, 2016, at The University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia. He will be cremated. A visitation will be held Friday, August 12, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorials have been suggested to the American Heart Association or Diabetes Association and may be left at or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Ronald Frederick, son of George Herman Holland and Laura (Flentge) Holland, was born November 4, 1939 in Elgin, Illinois. After graduating from Elgin High School, he was married to Shirley Harmon. On October 19, 1974 Ronald was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Newman. He was a member for 15 years of Plumber and Pipefitters Local #554 of Elgin, IL. He did construction, heavy equipment operation and engineer technician for 28 years for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources/Parks and Historic Preservation. He was a member of the First Christian Church, former Cub Scout Master and Youth Soccer Coach. He enjoyed breaking and showing horses, fishing, square dancing and building wooden toy construction equipment and vehicles. His favorite hobby was being a Grandpa and Great Grandpa. Ronald is survived by his wife, Patricia Holland, of the home; three sons, Roland Holland, TX; Edgar Holland (Kristi) TX; Robert Holland (Vicky) TX; one daughter, Jonnie Primm (Brian) Rutledge, MO ; one step-daughter, Jill Riepe (Todd) Oak Grove, MO; one step-son Chad Newman (Mandy), Lees Summit, MO; two brothers, David Holland (Sue), IL; Wesley Holland, VA; Sister, Gloria Stading,VA; eleven grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Richard Holland, LaVern Holland and Wally Holland; two sisters, Delores Mattocks and Lois Martini, and one granddaughter Teal Holland.
Ronald Frederick Holland, 76, of Brookfield, passed away on August 8, 2016, at The University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia. He will be cremated. A visitation will be held Friday, August 12, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Rhodes Funeral Home.... View Obituary & Service Information
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