William J. Holman

William J. “Bill” Holman, 64, of Risingsun, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green.

He was born Aug. 16, 1948, in Fostoria, to Kenneth and Wanda M. (Gelske) Holman. He married Irlene C. “Cathy” Daniels Jan. 11, 1969, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and she died March 9, 1994. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Surviving are a daughter, Laura A. (Jonathan) Swaisgood of Fostoria; two grandchildren, Colin D. and Grace C. Swaisgood; a sister, Linda M. Prichard of Fostoria; and two brothers, John (Gail) Holman of Fostoria and Benjamin “Ben” (Sharon) Holman of Findlay.

He also was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Kenneth Prichard.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will be take place.

His Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Cemetery where the United Veterans of Fostoria will provide military honors.

Memorials are suggested to Bridge Hospice in lieu of flowers.