Wayne Holland

Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 5:20 pm
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Wayne H. Holland, 64, of Apple River, Ill., died Jan. 13, 2013, at the VA Medical Center, Iowa City.
Services are 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Apple River Stagecoach Event Center, Apple River, with military rites at 1 p.m.
He was born Jan. 3, 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1967-1971. He married Patricia Kennedy in 1971. They divorced.
Survivors include daughters, Tammy, Beach Park, Ill., Michelle Spranger, Colona; siblings, Gary, Randy, Danny, Brian, all of Hanover, Ill., Ranee Dauphin, Savanna, Ill.; and five grandchildren.


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