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Benjamin Holmes

October 12, 1934 ~ October 30, 2017 (age 83)
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Seattle, WA

     Benjamin J. Holmes passed away from Alzheimer’s disease on October 30, 2017 in Seattle, WA.

     Born in Laurium, MI, on October 12, 1934, he spent his growing up years in Houghton, MI, graduating from Houghton High School and Michigan Technological University with a Mechanical Engineering Degree.  He moved to Seattle and worked for the Boeing Company, Aerospace Division for next 40 years retiring in 1996.  

     Ben is survived by his wife Barbara (Wiitanen) Homes, daughter Jennifer and grandson Benjamin.  Also brothers Alton of North Carolina and Clyde of Duluth, MN and his sister Joanne of Duluth, MN.


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