Kenneth Edgar Holmes was born October 4, 1946 in the town of Nipawin to Mildred and Harry Holmes. They lived on a farm outside of Carrot River. Ken had five siblings and loved each of them dearly. In 1985 Ken married Donna Hendricks. Together they raised three boys.
Ken worked at the Carrot River sawmill as a planer and night watchman. Ken loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and camping. Ken also loved making conversation while enjoying very strong coffee. His best friend was his dog Dandy; she was his companion to the end and made frequent visits to the Carrot River Health Centre where Ken resided until his passing.
Left to cherish Ken’s memory are: his wife of 37 years, Donna , his sons: Dan (Trina), Arron, Kelsey, Brittany, Leonard (Melissa), Amy (Ryan), Emma, James (Ally), Preston, Keanna, Adrie, Aubrianne, Bentlee and Brent, three sisters and a brother in law, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Ken was predeceased by his parents Mildred and Harry, sister Janet and brother Duane.