Gregory Allen (Pettera) Holland, 21, of Hanover, Ill., died Sept. 4, 2005, at home in Cherokee Village. Greg was born July 12, 1984, the son of John and Marie (Pettera) Holland, in Galena, Ill. Holland graduated from the Dennison Academy in 2003. He enjoyed music, golf, video games, billiards, reading and playing the electric guitar.
A funeral mass was held 10 Sept. 9 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hanover. Father Stanislaw Kos officiated. Burial followe in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover.
Greg will be deeply missed by his parents; John and Marie Holland of Cherokee Village; one sister, Jill Elizabeth (Shermonte) Brooks of Plano, Texas; a nephew, Jordan Brooks; an uncle, Robert (Elizabeth) Holland of Downers Grove, Ill.; two aunts, Mary (Tom) Shassberger and Carol (Mike) Blinstrub of Orange Park, Fla.; other uncles and aunts; and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Memorials may be directed to the family in Holland's memory. Condolences may be posted on www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com