Roy T. Holland
September 14, 1943 ~ August 18, 2009
Roy T. Holland, age 65, of New Hampton, IA died Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at his home of cancer. Roy Trent Holland was born and raised in southwest Iowa on a farm near Dexter, Iowa. Holland graduated from Iowa State University. He served in the United States Army. He edited the 24th Division Newspaper in Germany. Roy founded the first personnel recruiting firm for agri-business. He spent 41 years with his firm, Agri-Careers in New Hampton, IA. Roy was a 25 year member of Rotary, serving as past president. He received the Service Above Self Award Roy enjoyed traveling and exploring other countries. Roy is survived by his daughter Shana (Dean) Lair of Charles City, IA; four grandchildren Karly Holland, Jordyn, Ryeleigh and Wesley Lair; a special friend, Dorothy Beyer; one brother Glenn (Dee) Holland of Eagan, MN; two sisters Irene (Don) Newby of Bondurant, IA, and Elaine (Jack) Savage of Orland Park, IL; many nieces and nephews. Roy was preceded in death by his parents; a son Reed Holland. Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to a favorite cancer charity. Cemetery: Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery. Visitation: Visitation will be from 12:00pm to 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton. Service: Memorial services will be at 2:00pm on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Chapel in New Hampton with Pastor Rod Ankrom officiating.