Brian Eric Hole
HOLE, WOOD, SAYRE
Posted By: J. Breen (email)
Date: 11/11/2021 at 13:22:58
Brian Eric Hole, age 61, of Kalona, Iowa, died Thursday, November 4, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospital after being seriously ill for the past three weeks.
A gathering to celebrate Brian’s life will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Ainsworth Opera House in Ainsworth, Iowa. Interment will take place at the West Chester Cemetery at a later date. A general memorial has been established. The Jones & Eden Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent for Brian’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com
Brian was born November 6, 1959, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Donald and Cecilia K. (Wood) Hole. He graduated from Highland High School in 1978. Brian was united in marriage to Barbara Sayre on December 3, 1984, in Washington, Iowa.
He was currently employed at ACH Foam/Atlas in Washington, Iowa. Brian previously worked at Amana Refrigeration, the Kalona Cheese Factory; the Riverside Casino and Whitesell Mfg. in Washington. He was proud to have served in the 134th Medical Unit of the National Guard for over 20 years.
Brian was a self taught guitar player and vocalist. He enjoyed “jamming” with his beautiful daughter, Brianna, and his very special uncle, Vernie Hole from West Chester. In 2017, Brian fulfilled a lifelong dream of playing and recording a song on the stage of the Grand Old Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. He also taught himself to knit and crochet and made many blankets to share with family and friends.
He is survived by daughter, Brianna Hole and grandson Clayton Hall of Kalona, Iowa; brother, Tracey Hole of Ottumwa, Iowa; brother, Doug Hole of Oskaloosa, Iowa; sister, Marlo Hubbell and husband James of Oskaloosa, Iowa; brother, William Hefel IV and wife Saori of Virginia; step father, James Wood of Washington, Iowa; as well as many nieces and nephews and his in-laws which he considered family.
Brian is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara in 2017; and one sister, Cindy Reinier.
Jone - Eden Funeral Home, Nov 2021
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