Marceil Holmes, age 89, of Goshen, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021 at Goshen Hospital. She was born October 7, 1931 in Decatur, IN to Harry W. and Zella R. Steed. On December 5, 1955 in Elkhart, she married Robert L. Holmes who preceded her in death on August 25, 1993.
Marceil graduated from Concord High School and was a former member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer where she sang in the church choir. She was a member of Eastern Star and White Shrine, the Red Hat Society, both Red Hatters #2 and Mad Hatters of Elkhart and a member of S&B Sewing Group. She and Robert owned Holmes Insurance Agency for over 40 years and Nu Dimensions Plastics for 6 years. She was a member of Greene Road Church.
Surviving are her children, Pamela Sue (Mike) Chamberlain of Milan, TN., Robert M. (Barbara) Holmes of North Canton, OH., Diane (John) Stellingwerf of Goshen, John (Teresa) Holmes of Elkhart, and Kenneth (Monica) Holmes of River Falls, WI., her niece, Marcia Laurie of Goshen, 20 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister Eileen Rosell and her son Richard M. Holmes.
Friends may visit with family from 6-8 pm on Monday, July 19, 2021 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 where funeral services will be at 11 am on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 with Rev. David Van Der Wiele officiating. Memorials may be given to Greene Road Church, 518 Greene Road, Goshen, IN 46526. Online condolences may be made at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com
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