A memorial reception in honor of Alvan "Mike" Holmes will be held Saturday, Sept. 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the Viola Senior Center/ Fire Station.
Mike passed away on July 16 at the home of his daughter in Minnesota. His interment took place at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. "Please join us in remembering the life of Mike and his dedication as a firefighter for the Viola Fire Department," a spokesman said. All friends, family, and acquaintances welcome.