Vada E. Holman, age 93, died at Dove Healthcare in Bloomer on Sunday, July 26, 2020. She was born in Barron County to Ernest and Nettie (Falkner) Kolb on May 3, 1927. She attended LaFollette, a one room, 8 grade school house and then graduated from Barron High in 1945. She got her nursing education at Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, completing it in 1948 to become a registered nurse. On May 21, 1955 she married John L. Holman. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, WELCA and volunteered at the Bloomer Food Pantry. In her free time she knit and read and spending time with friends and family. Vada enjoyed her life as a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to many.
She is survived by her sons: John “Jerry” Holman of Morristown, Minn. and William Holman of Marquette, Mich., numerous grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Ernest and Nettie; husband of 54 years until his death in 2009: John; daughter: Terrie Holman; brothers: Ernest (Elsbeth) Kolb and Ervin (Eleanor) Kolb; sister: Rachel (Wallace) Candler.
Due to current restrictions, graveside services will be held at Wayside Cemetery in Barron on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at olsonfuneralhomebloomer.com. Please be safe and practice CDC guidelines for social distancing.