Services for Ardith Emma Holmes, 88, will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 beginning with visitation at 10:00 am followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at Newcomer Funeral Home, 710 East Second Street, Casper, WY, 82601.
Ardith died early Friday morning, April 29 at Meadow Wind Assisted Living from Alzheimer’s.
Born November 24, 1933 in Sturgis, South Dakota, she was the daughter of Lewis R. and Pearl F. Symonds.
On June 22, 1952, she married James Stafford Holmes in Sturgis, South Dakota. Following their marriage, they moved to Newcastle, Wyoming, where they lived for a time after which they lived in various places before returning to South Dakota and lived in Newell and later Sturgis. In 1967 they moved to Casper. Ardith was employed by Pioneer Market, Buttrey’s, and Macy’s.
She cared for her beloved husband until his death in February, 1985.
She enjoyed watching Rockies baseball, her children and grandchildren’s sports, going dancing with Tom Hool, attending the Symond’s family reunions, and the get togethers with the ladies from Red Hats.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald (Jari) and Rick (Carol) Holmes of Casper, Wyoming; two sisters, Wanda and Hope of Sturgis, South Dakota; one brother, Donnie of Longmont, Colorado; five granddaughters, Zabrina Doney, Doral Holmes, Moriah (Jake) Jones, Christina (Bob) Nation, and Jayme (Cory) Fox all of Casper, Wyoming; ten great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ardith was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; son, Randall; three brothers; three sisters, and one great grandson.
Flowers or memorials to Caring Edge Hospice would be greatly appreciated.