W. Nadine Holmes

  • "I grew up in the neighborhood that Nadine and Perry lived..."
    - Jill Mason
  • "Steve, Barbara, and Family......What a long life your..."
    - Sharon Powell Quincy
  • "I have many great memories getting to be Nadine's neighbor..."
    - Becky Hanneman
  • "Steve, We are sorry to read about the loss of your mother...."

Holmes, W. Nadine, 97, homemaker, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014. Nadine was born May 25, 1917 on a farm in Andover, KS to Elba Everett and Anna Bily Ruckle. She attended and graduated from Andover High School and was active in 4-H club work. Through this she met the love of her life Perry Holmes. They were married in 1938. Preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years, Perry; sister, Lora Wolf; and a grandson, Bret Cravens. Survivors include her three children, Sue (Ralph) Vautravers, Carol Cravens, Steve (Barbara) Holmes; grandchildren, Jeff Caster, Kelli (David) Copeland, Brian Cravens, Brooke (Matt) Funke; stepgrandchildren, Deb (Steve) Holderman, Dawna (Ming) Diaz, Darryl (Angie) Griebel, Deb (Tim) Sanders, Randy (Cathy) Vautravers; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Andover Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, 1600 W. 27th St. N., Wichita, KS 67204 and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. To sign a guest book or leave a condolence, go to www.cochranmortuary.com

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Cochran Mortuary & Crematory - Wichita
1411 N. Broadway  Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 262-4422
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Published in The Wichita Eagle from June 4 to June 6, 2014
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