Bradley James Holm-Hansen, ‘Brad’ of Wheatfield, passed away September 30, 2020.
Brad was born on July 29, 1954 in Rensselaer, Indiana to Julius and Marjorie (Ritchie) Holm-Hansen. On December 16, 1972 he married his wonderful wife, Janis L. Mason. Brad was a graduate of KVHS, 1972 (the first graduating class). Brad was a tool and die maker, at McGill Manufacturing in Valparaiso for 22 years and a proud member of International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Union. He also, worked for at Ford Motor Co., Chicago Heights stamping plant, an additional 24 years and was a member of United Auto Workers Local #588.
Brad was a loving, caring father and husband. He enjoyed camping, fishing, The White Sox & Bears, attending car shows with his ’53 Packard alongside his brother-in-law and good friend: Duane Herre. Spending time with family and friends was one of his most enjoyable past times. He was loved and respected dearly and deeply, and will be missed.
Brad is survived by his loving family: wife: Janis, 3 sons: Shawn (Tracy) Holm-Hansen, Eric (Rachell) Holm-Hansen, Adam Holm-Hansen, grandchildren: Alexandria (Derek) Anderson, Ashley (Anthony) Ford, Ashley (Andrew) Longoria, Megan (Steve) Coffer, Breann (Kyle) Risner, Tristan (Caston) Sanchez, Nathaniel Fletcher, great-grandchildren: Payton, Lincoln, Blake, Stevie Rea, Ryker, Sawyer, Colton, & Grayson, younger brother: Jeffrey (Debbie) Holm-Hansen, sister-in-law: Masako Scharton, brother-in-law & best friend: Jim Mason, and many many nieces and nephews.
Brad was preceded in death by his parents: Julius & Marjorie, grandsons: Lukas and Corey Holm-Hansen, 2 brothers: Steve & Greg, infant sister: Linda.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020 at Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Brad will take place at the funeral home, on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Per Brad’s wishes cremation will take place.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks and social distancing will be recommended/required.