Holbrook, Willis "Bud'
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Willis "Bud" Holbrook went to be with his Lord and Savior at the age of 92 on October 26, 2012.
He was born in Junction City, WI, to William and Minnie (Christenen) Holbrook. He attended Runkels School and Stevens Point High school.
On June 21, 1942 he married Lucille (Kiekhafer) in Wausau. They farmed until he was drafted into the Army and served overseas in Korea. After returning home he began an excavating and trucking business in Wausau, then moved it to Milwaukee. He retired in 1999.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille of 71 years; two sons, Louis (Kathy) Holbrook of Marshfield; and Gary (Sandy) Holbrook of Sturgeon Bay; as well as six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, a sister and his daughter.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 10, at New Hope Community Church in Junction City at 11 a.m. Reverend Erv Volkmann officiating.
Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Nov. 9, 2012