INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- Stephen L. Hollers, 60, lost his 15 month battle with cancer the night of Nov. 5, 2010.
Steve was born on June 8, 1950, to Claude A. and Maureen M. (Eickmeier) Hollers in Aberdeen, Maryland. He graduated from Lincoln Northeast in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1970.
He married Judy A. Grube on April 22, 1972, in Indianola, to this union three children were born: Justin Lee, Jeffrey Lyn and Heidi Joleen.
Steve worked as a security guard for Wells Fargo before moving to the Indianola area in 1975. He served the city of Indianola as Chief of Police, followed by a time with the Red Willow County Sheriff Department from 1975-98. In 1989, he started trucking for companies such as Ogorzolka Transport and Sunrise Express until his declining health in 2009.
He was a member of the Indianola Christian Church and served as an elder for 29 years. He enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. He was a puppeteer with the churches group, "Puppets of Praise" and also spent a few years as a Boy Scout Leader in Indianola.
He was preceded in death by his father, Claude Hollers.
He is survived by his wife, Judy of Indianola; children, Justin Hollers and wife, Diana of El Paso, Texas, Jeffery Hollers of Lexington, Nebraska, and Heidi Bridgmon and husband, Chris of McCook, Nebraska; mother, Maureen Schutte and step-father, Maynard of Lincoln; mother and father-in-law, Cliff and Elsie Grube of Indianola; brother, Gerald Hollers and wife, Vicki of Council Bluffs, Iowa; and nine grandchildren.
Memorials may be given in his name, to the American Cancer Society, or to the Indianola Christian Church.
Memorial services are Monday, 11 a.m., at the Indianola Christian Church with Mike Searcey and Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Private family inurnment is at a later date.
Friends may sign his book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.