Charitable contributions may be made for the children’s college education –
The Tim Hollern Family Fund at the:
Lowell Huntington Bank, 414 East Main Street
Timothy (Tim) Paul Hollern, age 44, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 11, 2020, surrounded by his loving family, his friends, and the love and support from the Forest Hills, Lowell, Catholic Central, and Wyoming communities. Tim valiantly fought stage 4 colon cancer since his diagnosis in September 2011. Tim is preceded in death by his father, Deacon Dale Hollern. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Alicia (Crittenden); and their children, Emma, T.J. and Ally; his mother, Isabel Hollern; siblings, Linda (Ed), Michael (Fran), Pat (Shelly), Ted (Maribeth), Amy; mother and father-in-law, Larry (Judy) Crittenden; sisters-in-law, Stacey (Steve) Bond, Natalie (Les) Morant, Stephanie (Dan) Patterson; many nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Nash. Tim was a competitive athlete who excelled in sports at Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School, then baseball at Grand Valley State University, and will always be remembered as a loyal Spartan fan. He worked in the Forest Hills school district for 20 years as a teacher, coach, athletic director, and most recently as an assistant principal at Forest Hills Eastern High School, as well as, principal of Goodwillie Environmental School. Over the years, Tim loved coaching his son T.J. in football and baseball and made many lifelong friends. He loved working and serving his school and the communities in which he was involved. Tim, a devoted family man, will always be remembered as a kind, compassionate, caring person with a great sense of humor. The Hollern family is grateful for the Team Tim community, and the compassionate and caring nurses and doctors who loved, supported, and prayed for him. Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held with Rev. Mark Peacock and Rev. Tom Cavera presiding. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made for the children’s college education – the Tim Hollern Family Fund at the Lowell Huntington Bank, 414 East Main Street. Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.