Glen Wilbert Holm January 17, 1928 - November 12, 2012


Glen Holm, 84, of Modesto, California, passed away on November 12, 2012. He was born to Emil and Edith Holm on January 17, 1928, in Hoquiam, Washington.

After graduating from Hoquiam High School, Glen worked for the Portland Oregonian Newspaper, held various positions in Forest Grove and Tillamook, Oregon, and then moved west and worked with The San Francisco Examiner. In 1962, Glen and his brother Bob opened their first Shakey’s Pizza Parlor in Modesto, CA, eventually owning two pizza parlors in Modesto, CA, two in Fairfield, CA, and one in Stockton, CA.

Glen served in the Army, was a member of the Modesto Masonic Lodge, the Ahmes Shrine and the Modesto Shriners Club. He was also a member of Del Rio Country Club and the Calvary Temple Lutheran Church.

Glen is survived by his wife of 60 years, Twylia; their three children, David (Judy) Holm, Janet (Ron) Ingram, and Karen (Doug) Ohland. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Bryan (Shawna) and Kevin Holm, Michael (Janelle) Ingram, Jeffrey Ohland and Renee (Jonathan) Rodriguez; and one great-grandchild, Levi Ingram.

He is preceded in death by his brothers, Helge, Harold and Bob.

Glen was devoted to his family and cherished his time with them. He was also an avid golfer and spent many Wednesday mornings on the Del Rio Golf course with his golf buddies. He was known for his sense of humor and quick wit. He was a wonderful, hilarious, spunky, vivacious, friendly and hard working man who loved life, family, friends and golf. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten.

Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2012, at Lakewood Funeral Home, 900 S. Santa Fe Ave., Hughson. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 20, 2102, at Lakewood Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817 or Calvary Lutheran Church, 547 Rose Avenue, Modesto, 95355.