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Charles Leroy Holland


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Charles Leroy Holland Obituary
June 6, 1930 - June 27th, 2018Charles LeRoy Holland, 88, of Seal Beach, CA, formerly of Bellflower, and Minersville, PA, died Wednesday, June 27th at Alamitos West Health Care Center in Los Alamitos, CA. He was the husband of Shirley Jane Rhodes Holland. Born in Marietta, PA on June 6, 1930, he was the son of the late Rev. Charles Frederick Holland and Ruth Mae Krick Holland. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War on the USS Consolation. He studied at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California, and transferred to Cal State Los Angeles where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Education, and later his Masters of Arts in Educational Administration. He was a teacher for many years at Lynwood Unified School District, where he remained a teacher until he retired in 1991. He was a teacher for many years at Will Rogers Elementary School, Lynwood, CA. He married Shirley Jane Rhodes on October 2, 1954. They raised four children. He is survived by: treasured wife Shirley; four children, Brian S Holland of Chino Hills, Sheila R Johnson of Norwalk, Diane L (Scott) Nyquist of Long Beach, Margaret D (Robert Hornedo) Holland of Long Beach; beloved siblings Ruth Elizabeth (Al) Beeton of Ann Arbor, MI, and Carl Byron (Susan) Holland of Portland, OR; eleven grandchildren Ben, Mary, Joshua, and Rebecca Johnson; Zachary and Nathan (Kelly) Nyquist; Jonathan and Joel Holland; Emilie Hornedo; great-grandchildren Luke, Ethan, and Haley; nephew and niece Mark Andrew Holland and Renee (Chris Labarthe) Holland, nephews Jonathan (Kathleen) Beeton and Daniel (Amy) Beeton; great-nephews and nieces Jean-Paul Labarthe, Anja and Brynn Beeton. A Memorial Service in celebration of his life will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Leisure World Community, Seal Beach, CA on Wednesday, July 11th at 1pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Charles' name be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 13564 St Andrews Dr, Seal Beach, CA 90740.Please sign the guestbook at presstelegram.com.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on July 11, 2018
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