DELTA-- Earl Foster Holman, age 91, passed away August 26, 2000 in Delta.
Born September 4, 1908 in Kanab to William Riley and Hannah Elizabeth Foster Holman. Married Lilac Margarette Keppler October 15, 1929 in Anaconda, Montana. Later solemnized in St George LDS Temple.
Completed 10th grade then assisted Dad on farm. Met Lilac while foreman at Anaconda Copper. 1935 returned to Delta and purchased his father's South Tract farm. Chairman and member of Farm Service Agency board for ten years. Managed Brook-lawn Creamery for 15 years. 40 year secretary of South Tract Cattle Association. Farmer and cattleman. Dedicated fan of Delta High sports activities, especially wrestling. Active member LDS Church serving in many positions including scouting, Deacons advisor under four Bishops, dedicated home teacher.
Survived by wife: Lilac, Delta; sons and daughters: Iris (Robert) Harris, Robert (Arma) Holman, Althea (Loy) Crapo, all Delta; Kim Holman, Sandy; Ladd (Margo) Holman, Leamington; daughter-in-law: Marge Holman Wenner, Hernando, Florida; 26 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law: Vivian Holman (age 102), Tuson, Arizona. Preceded in death by son: Eugene Riley Holman; five brothers; three sisters.
Funeral services Friday September 1, 2000, 11 a.m., Delta Stake Center. Friends call at Nickle Mortuary Thursday 7-8 p.m. and at Church Friday 9:30-10:40 a.m. Burial Delta Cemetery.