March 18, 1926 - March 14, 2021
Velda I. Holloway was born in Plymouth, Michigan on March 18, 1926 to Merle and Brennis Rorabacher, and passed away March 14, 2021, she attended Plymouth Public Schools and worked as a telephone operator during her senior year. She graduated from High School in 1944. Velda married Robert k. Holloway on March 4, 1945, and made their home in Ypsilanti where they raised their family. Mom supported her husband in his work and community activities as well as her own interests, which included reading, writing letters, canning vegetables from her garden, volunteering during elections and staying in contact with her close High School friends, homemaker and raising her family. She decided to attend Washtenaw Community College in 1974 and graduated having achieved A’s in each of her classes. Velda supported her kids through their public schooling volunteering at school functions helping with homework assignments. Our family is mourning her passing Bob Jr.(Linda) Holloway, daughter in law Maureen Holloway, her sister Thelma Hoover, grandchildren Amanda Holloway, Brittany (William) Troyer, Nicholas Holloway. Great Grandchildren Michelle Holloway, Abigail and Benjamin Troyer and Calie Ouellett. Sister in laws Suzanne Smith and Shirley (Russ) Van Gilder. Many nieces, cousins and close friends in the United States and Canada. Velda was proceeded in death by her husband Robert, sons Bill, John, Tom, and Scott, granddaughter Ashley Holloway, brother Gerald Rorabacher and special niece Cindy Roberts, bother in laws Don Holloway, Harlan Smith and Rex Hoover. Visitation Thursday, March 18th 11 AM - 1 PM at Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 Ann Arbor Road West (between Sheldon & Beck) Plymouth. Private Funeral Service, family only. Burial to follow at Highland Cemetery in Ypsilanti. Contributions in Velda’s name may be made to the Humane Society of Huron Valley, Post Office Box 7026, Liberty Station, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107-7026 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Michigan, 1471 East 12 Mile Road, Madison Heights, Michigan 48071. To share a memory, please use the share a memory tab on this webpage.
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