Daniel E. Holbrook
Daniel Elroy Holbrook, 64, of Weston, passed away at Aspirus Hospice House, on Monday, March 10, 2014. He was born in Wausau to Vernon and Evelyn (Hendrickson) Holbrook on February 21, 1950. He grew up in Wausau, in the hollow, and was a life-long resident of the area.
Daniel was employed for 42 years at Marathon Electric (Regal Beloit) as a Laboratory Technician. He enjoyed being outside bird hunting with his son-in-law, Jarrod. He also enjoyed deer hunting with his family in St. Germain. Daniel and his brother, Alfred, spent time together searching different antique stores for antique radios and electronics to add to his collection. He was an avid reader of science fiction, history, World War II, and outer space. Daniel loved his family and always valued the time spent with his daughters and granddaughters, especially the picnics and cookouts during the summer and holidays. He also always enjoyed the company of his dog, Jasmine.
Daniel is survived by his former wife and friend, Elaine of Wausau; daughters, Tracy (Jarrod) Koss of Merrill and Jaime (Matt) Zimmerman of Marshfield; grandchildren, Mallory, Jessa, and Jasmine; mother-in-law, Maryjane Radtke; brothers, Wayne (Missy) Holbrook and Alfred Holbrook; sisters, Sue (Doug) Laffin, Pen Bruess, and Jane (Rich) Frohm; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Evelyn; brothers, Robert and John; and brothers-in-law; and a sister-in-law.
A memorial service will be at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Helke Funeral Home, Wausau. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, town of Maine, at a later date.
You may sign the family guestbook at www.helke.com.
The family would like to thank Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for the great care Daniel received.
Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service
302 Spruce St Wausau, WI 54401
Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Mar. 13, 2014