Died in Santa Rosa, CA on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Loving husband for 54 years of Ella Mae Holmes, loving father of the late Donald Holmes and step-father of Dennis Ball. Also survived by six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. Beloved brother of Patsy Winkler and uncle of several nieces and nephews. A native of Calistoga, CA. Age 92 years. He was a residential general contractor in the Bay Area for over 43 years, a World War II veteran, U.S. Navy, and a member of the D.A.V. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Private inurnment at Evergreen Cemetery in Knight's Valley. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to their favorite charity. Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral Home & Crematory (707) 525-3730
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Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Published Online in the Press Democrat from Dec. 29, 2012 to Jan. 3, 2013