Glenford Glen Wilbert Holm

January 17, 1928November 12, 2012

Glen Holm, 84, of Modesto passed away on November 12. He was born to Emil and Edith Holm on January 17, 1928, in Hoquiam, Washington. After graduating from Hoquiam High School, Glen worked for the Portland Oregonian Newspaper, held various positions in Forest Grove and Tillamook, Oregon, and then moved west and worked with The San Francisco Examiner. In 1962, Glen and his brother Bob opened their first Shakey's Pizza Parlor in Modesto, eventually owning two pizza parlors in Modesto, two in Fairfield and one in Stockton. Glen served in the Army, was a member of the Modesto Masonic Lodge, the Ahmes Shrine and the Modesto Shriners Club. He was also a member of Del Rio Country Club and the Calvary Temple Lutheran Church. Glen is survived by his wife of 60 years, Twylia, their three children; David (Judy), Janet Ingram (Ron), and Karen Ohland (Doug). He is also survived by five grandchildren; Bryan (Shawna) and Kevin Holm, Michael (Janelle) Ingram, Jeffrey Ohland and Renee (Jonathan) Rodriguez and one great-grandchild, Levi Ingram. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Helge, Harold and Bob. Glen was devoted to his family and cherished his time with them. He was also an avid golfer and spent many Wednesday mornings on the Del Rio Golf course with his golf buddies. He was known for his sense of humor and quick wit. He was a wonderful, hilarious, spunky, vivacious, friendly and hard working man who loved life, family, friends and golf. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten. Visitation will be Monday, November 19, 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Lakewood Funeral Home, 900 S. Santa Fe Ave., Hughson. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Lakewood Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817 or Calvary Lutheran Church, 547 Rose Avenue, Modesto, 95355.


  • Visitation Monday, November 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Cara Smith

November 29, 2012

To all the Glen Holm Family. My prayers & Love to all of you during this sad sad time. Truly a legacy & gentleman he was & will be truly missed by many. Growing up with all of you & your family were the best years of my childhood. Thank you for always including me in the countless hours of fun, overnight stays,and most of all the PIZZA! I would have never learned to eat Pizza if it wasn't for all of you. I was the most finicky, picky eater that you must of ever known. There wasn't pizza until the HOLM brothers invented it!!His memory will live in all of us for a will the friendship & love you have shown others. I'm so sorry for your loss, & hope you may find comfort in knowing what a difference he made in everyone's life. XOXO

November 18, 2012

Dear Holm Family,
You all have my sickest sympathy at your great loss of a neat guy,always very upbeat and witty.i will be in Oregon this week and unable to attend services
Love,Gloria Underwood

Cathy & Chris Hamlin

November 18, 2012

Our condolences and prayers to all the family at this very difficult time. May your memories of this special man fill your hearts.

Susan (Aggers) Jimenez

November 17, 2012

Perren Baker said it well: Glen Holm (and the Holm family) were wonderful neighbors and friends.
I have many, many memories that include Mr. and Mrs Holm, and the Holm family.
Everyone loved going to Shakey's, and the fun that we could have there.
May your memories and the love of your friends and family hold you up during this sad time.
The Aggers family is thinking of you all.

Perren Baker

November 16, 2012

Our heart felt feelings are with your family. We have many memories of growing up as close friends and neighbors. Glen was like a second Dad to me as I grew up and was best buddies with his son David.
To Twila, David, Janet, Karen and all the family, know that you are being thought of by the Baker Family.
Love you all,

Lakewood Funeral Home

November 13, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.