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Obituaries

Charles E. Holbrook

Charles E. Holbrook
Charles E. Holbrook

HILLSDALE – Charles E. Holbrook, 59, of Hillsdale, formerly of Sterling, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa, after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Charles was born Sept. 12, 1958, in Sterling, the son of Forrest and Shirley Gobrite Holbrook. He married Mary Schuneman on Feb. 20, 1976, in Sterling. Charles was a truck driver for Dohrn Transfer Co., and a supervisor at Steel Ball in Sterling. He enjoyed working on cars, and was a diehard Denver Broncos fan. He loved spending time with his family. 

Survivors include his mother, Shirley Holbrook; wife, Mary; daughter, Megan (Joe) Tyrrell; son, Charles (Jennifer) Holbrook; grandchildren, Christian, Alec, Julia, Brennan, Blayke, Keeley, Ireland, Wyatt, Leland, and Caleb; siblings, Darrell (Nancy) Holbrook, Dea Shikes, Sharon Heater, Michael (Donita) Wallace, and Mark Wallace; special friends, Chuck (Deb) Hall; and several nieces and nephews. 

Charles was preceded in death by his father; brother, Michael Holbrook; and a niece, Traci Holbrook Payne.

A private celebration of life will be at a later date. Quad Cities Cremation Center is handling arrangements. 

Visit illowacremation.com to send condolences.

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