Eugene Rolland 'Ude' Holopirek
Published on -8/29/2014, 10:08 AM
Eugene Rolland "Ude" Holopirek, 90, Rush Center, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
He was born June 30, 1924, in Timken to Jean and Anna (Smrcka) Holopirek. He was a 1942 graduate of Bison High School.
He married Lois Hallett on Oct. 14, 1948, in Rush Center. He was a farmer.
He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Rush Center, and the AAM.
Survivors include his wife, Rush Center; a daughter, Sharon Erway, McPherson; a sister, Roberta Terry, Quincy, Ill.; a granddaughter, Dee Erway-Sherwood and husband, Ryan, McPherson; and his twin great-grandsons, Cole Eugene Sherwood and Cody Max Sherwood.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Alvin Holopirek, Ernie Holopirek and Dan Holopirek; and a sister, Margaret Smith.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hope Lutheran Church, Rush Center; burial in La Crosse City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, and from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Saturday at the church.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Rush County EMTs in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.charterfunerals.com.