Troy H. Holck
Troy H. Holck, 48, of Gardner, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Troy was born Dec. 2, 1961 in San Bernardino, CA, to Harold Leroy and Marilyn Ann (Rhedin) Holck. He grew up in Omaha and moved to Overland Park in 1988 followed by a move to Gardner in 1995. Troy was an entrepreneur. For 10 years, Troy was the owner and operator of Superior Sheet Metal, an architectural sheet metal company, in Kansas City, Kan., prior to which he had worked for Boone Brothers Roofing. A gregarious soul, Troy was a special benefactor to many throughout the years. He will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents. Troy is survived by his fiancée Kara Langton and her son Alex of Gardner; sisters Taun Papp and Tim of Logan, Iowa and Teresa Holck of Omaha, NE; niece Kristen Papp and nephew Daniel Papp. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at the First Presbyterian Church, Gardner. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913)856-7111. Memorial Contributions may be made to Cancer Action of Johnson County or the Pet Connection of Mission, Kan. Condolences may be sent to