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Charlene (Forden) Holland

August 1, 1949 ~ October 7, 2021 (age 72)


Charlene Judy Holland, age 72, of Messick Lake, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at home. Mrs. Holland was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 1, 1949 to James Forden and Gertrude Leila (Jespersen) Buschner. She graduated from Mattawan High School, Mattawan, Michigan in 1967. She married Robert Alan Holland on June 6, 1969 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Charlene was employed with American Electric in Fort Wayne for 14 years. They moved to Messick Lake full time in 2003 from Fort Wayne. “What A Ride We Had.”

Survivors include:
Husband, Robert Holland of Messick Lake near Wolcottville.
Son, David and Heather Holland of Warren, Indiana.
Son, Steven and Nancy Holland of Helotes, Texas.
Son, Matthew and Sarah Holland of Fort Wayne.
Six grandchildren; Tyler, Elise, Elizabeth, Hunter, Harrison and Henry.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings.

There will be a gathering of family and friends on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. 



October 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

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