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Obituary: Hugh Holman

Hugh Holman
Posted at 8:38 AM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 10:38:30-04

Hugh Holman, 74, of Great Falls, MT, passed away on September 22, 2020, near Fort Shaw, MT. He was born in Great Falls on February 23, 1946, to parents Orville Kenneth Holman and Laurel Dean (Gruel) Holman.

Hugh met Gayle Lorraine Maffit in high school and were married shortly afterwards. Together they had two children, Theil Ann Holman and Steven Brett Holman, both living. After about 30 years, they parted amiably, and still remained very close, with an intact family, visiting often and having meals together many times a week.

Hugh was born to be a farmer, having had farms near Great Falls and Havre, and was mechanically inclined from a very early age. As a naturally ambitious person, he conducted custom farming operations with his family, heavy-hauling and general repair services. During his working career he also worked for Hilde Construction, United Materials and a few others, as a welder/mechanic, truck driver or fabricator, when he could to earn extra.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Schnider Funeral Home website.