Richard Eugene Holler

April 19, 1936 ~ June 20, 2021 (age 85)


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Richard Eugene Holler, 85, Denver, passed away at 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru.

Born April 19, 1936, in Columbia City, Indiana, he was the son of Clifford and Mary (Elkins) Holler.  On September 15, 1963, in Santa Fe, Indiana, he was married to Nancy Joan (Chism) Holler, and she preceded him in death on February 26, 2020. 

He was a member of the Denver Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for many years as a cook at the Logansport State Hospital. 

Survivors include one daughter, Linda York and husband, Rick, Denver; one son, Richard L. Holler, Denver; three grandchildren, Sarah (Kevin) Moore, Chili; Rachel Edwards, Peru; Sean Holler, Williamstown, NJ; four great grandchildren, Conner and Aubrey Moore; and Oliver and Zander Edwards; and two nieces Darlene Mettler and Jane Mettler.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Joyce Hileman; and one nephew, Bill Hileman, Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver.  Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver.

Visitation will be from 5-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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June 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

Funeral Service
June 24, 2021

10:30 AM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W. State Road 16
Denver, IN 46926

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