Alan L. Holmes

July 23, 1959 ó July 21, 2014

Alan L. Holmes died peacefully July 21, 2014, at age 54.

He was the beloved husband of 28 years to Laura (nee Rude); beloved father of Corey and Shauna; son of Leroy and Gwendolyn Holmes; and brother of Carolyn (Jeff) Holmes, Tom (Dorene) Holmes and Terri Holmes. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Sunday, July 27, at Northbrook Church, 4014 Highway 167, Richfield, from 2:30 p.m. until 4:45 p.m., with a memorial service at 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the National Park Service, in Alanís name, are deeply appreciated.

We are grateful for this good man, who served God, his country and his family with a full and open heart. We are grateful for the love, support and prayers of all of you walked along this long and difficult road with us. We weep, but we are at peace knowing that Al is in the presence of our great and glorious God. It is that same God to whom we turn now for solace at the loss of this man, so respected, and so well loved. Our comfort comes from knowing that Al fought the good fight, and he has now won the ultimate prize.

Schmidt & Bartelt-A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Menomonee Falls is serving the family. For more information, call 262-251-3630 or visit online at