Obituaries

Arthur G. Holland

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Born: October 04, 1930

Died: April 11, 2017

Services: Memorial Services 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 125 W. Church St., Elmhurst. Private Interment St. Peter's Cemetery.

Visitation: Memorial Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday April 21, 2017.

Arthur G. Holland PhD, 86, of Hinsdale. Beloved husband of Joan nee Sawyer for 53 years; proud father of Becky Fuller; cherished grandfather of Briana (Sean) Ballard and Jordan, Hunter, Trenton and the late Brandon Fuller; great grandfather of Liam Ballard.

Art graduated from Proviso High School in 1948 and from Northwestern University in 1952 with a B.S. in Health Education and Physical Education. He received his Masters Degree in the same field from George Williams College in 1954.

He was involved in the YMCA for his entire life serving in many positions with the Metropolitan Chicago YMCA and Oak Park YMCA where he was president for 20 years. He was a life-long member of the Oak Park YMCA.

An avid pilot, Art enjoyed teaching the skill of flying to many students during his 49 years as a member of the Naperville Flying Club.

A man of faith, he was a devoted member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ and the Oak Park and Hinsdale Rotary Clubs for over 40 years, exemplifying the Rotary motto of Service Above Self.

Memorial Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday April 21, 2017. Memorial Services 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 125 W. Church St., Elmhurst. Private Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Funeral info 630-834-3515 or www.ahlgrim.com.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, Memorials will be appreciated for St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 125 W. Church St., Elmhurst, IL 60126, Rotary Foundation, 1560 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201 or Oak Park YMCA, 255 S. Marion St., Oak Park, IL 60302.

Church: St. Peters United Church of Christ (Map)



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