Brett D. Holaday, 44, Forreston died on Saturday, May 10, 2014 in his home following an extended illness.
He was born Dec. 24, 1969 in Geneva, the son of Edwin and Doris (DeVries) Holaday.
Brett married Rebecca “Becky” Bork on Aug. 31, 2002 in Freeport.
He was last employed by Walmart Distribution Center, Sterling.
He graduated from Byron High School in 1988.
He attended Forreston Grove Church.
Brett was a avid basketball player and enjoyed following the Green Bay Packers. He also enjoyed collecting toy tractors.
Brett was a wonderful, caring husband, father and son. He was very proud of his family.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Holaday; and his parents, Edwin and Doris Holaday; his son, Ethan Holaday; and his daughter, Grace Holaday; two brothers, Alan (Barb) Holaday, Oregon and Chad (Lisa) Holaday, Byron; his sister, Eddy Lynn (Tom) Grove, Mokena; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Forreston Grove Church, Forreston. Rev. Jeremy Cheezum, pastor will officiate.
Visitation will be Monday, May 12 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home, Forreston. Visitation will also be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at Forreston Grove.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Burial will be in Forreston Grove Cemetery.
Visit www.burketubbs.com to sign the online guestbook.