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Frederick Frank Hollier, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1914
Opelousas
St. Landry Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 2003
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA

Col. Hollier graduated from Southwestern University in Lafayette in 1936 and began a career as a civil engineer. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Army in New Guinea and Australia. He married Lois VanDeventer on Septempter 30, 1944 in Decatur, IL. In 1947, he entered the U.S. Air Force serving 28 years as a munitions officer. He retired in 1965 as a Lt. Colonel, last stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport. His military decorations include the Legion of Merit, American Defense Medal, Asian Pacific Campaign Metal and the WWII Service Medal. In retirement, he moved back to Opelousas where he taught for ten years at St. Landry Trade School. In 2000, he and his wife moved to Tyler, TX to be near their daughter and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Hollier and Effie Dimmick Hollier.

He was survived by his wife of 58 years, Lois Hollier; his daughter, Susan Rasco, of Tyler, TX; two sisters, Irene Moise and Nancy Ryder, both of Opelousas; 2 grandchildren and 2 great-granddaughters.  
 
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 Parents:
  Frederic Frank Hollier (1881 - 1953)
  Effie Dimmick Hollier (1880 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Lois VanDeventer Hollier (1918 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Irene Hollier Moise (1910 - 2006)*
  Frederick Frank Hollier (1914 - 2003)
  Nancy Hollier Ryder (1917 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Myrtle Grove Cemetery
Opelousas
St. Landry Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Mark Hollier
Originally Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jan 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17256782
Frederick Frank Hollier, Jr
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Frederick Frank Hollier, Jr
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 Added: Jan. 2, 2007
 
 
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