Terry Holdridge

October 22, 1941 — February 02, 2024

Service Details

Terry Darl Holdridge, 82, passed away February 2, 2024 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

He was born October 22, 1941 in Monticello, Iowa to his parents, Jack “Darl” and Vera Holdridge. Terry grew up in Delhi, Iowa. He attended University of Northern Iowa where he was a member of Kappa Delta Pi and Pi Gamma Mu. Terry then attended Drake University and Iowa State University, where he received his Master’s in Guidance Counseling plus 30 hours.

Terry married the love of his life, Rebecca on April 4, 1970 and together they raised two sons, Sean and Justin. Terry taught at North Polk Community School District for 6 years and for the Ankeny Community School District for 31 years, retiring in 2000. Terry was also the owner of Iowa Stamps and Coins until closing the business in 2019.

Terry is survived by his wife, Rebecca; children, Sean (Emily), Justin (Karen), and Tonya (Randy) Prochaska; grandchildren, Jordan, Jacob, Jaeden, David, Dominic, Mina, Harrison, Nathaniel, Anthony (Genevieve), Lexis, and Abigail; great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Ajax; and brothers, Keith and Ron Holdridge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Vera; in-laws Harry Kimberley, Kathleen Kimberley, and sister-in-law Kristine Kimberley.

Family will greet friends Tuesday, February 13th, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Ankeny First United Methodist Church, 206 SW Walnut Street Ankeny, Iowa. Funeral services will begin at 12:00 p.m. with lunch to follow at the church and burial thereafter. at Peoria Cemetery, 663rd Avenue, Indian Creek Township, Iowa.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in loving memory of Terry Holdridge.

The family would like to thank Dr. Kopp and Dr. Burocker for their excellent care.