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Carroll Shorty Holmes

Carroll F. “Shorty” Holmes, age 86, of rural Argyle, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at his home. He was born on March 28, 1927 in Merrill, the son of Marshall and Bertha (Behrens) Holmes.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 213 North Lafayette Street in Argyle with Rev. Thomas Gillespie officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in rural Argyle. A visitation was held Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Erickson Funeral Home, 801 East Milwaukee Street in Argyle, where a rosary was recited at 4:00 p.m. A visitation was also held Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of mass at the church. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
For those who prefer a memorial fund has been established in Shorty’s name.