Steve R. Holmes


Died: March 11, 2014
MANITO ~ Steve R. Holmes, 56, of Manito passed away peacefully at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Heartland Health Care of Peoria after a long illness.;Born August 14, 1957 in Pekin to Robert E. and Phyllis J. (Yentes) Holmes, he married Karen Shepard on July 11, 1976 in Pekin. She survives.;Also surviving is one son, Nicholas M. Holmes of Manito, one sister, Sandi Holmes of Pekin and one brother, Randy (Ronda) Holmes, Sr. of Pekin.;He was preceded in death by his parents.;Dan worked in the steel mill at Keystone Steel & Wire Company in Bartonville, retiring after 37 years.;He loved to fish, boat, and camp or anything involved with the outdoors, he also loved to read.;Dan was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fans.;His memorial service will at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Pastor W. Lloyd Brock will officiate. Visitation will one hour prior to the service. Per the family’s wishes, casual attire is requested.;In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to The American Liver Foundation, 67 E. Madison St. Suite 1614 Chicago, Il 60603, or Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane Pekin, IL 61554, because he loved to play with his dog, Mallory.;To express condolences online visit

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

405 Rusche St
Creve Coeur, IL
Phone: (309) 694-3322