(Taken from Funeral notes for Marcus William Frisby Holling)
MARCUS WILLIAM FRISBY HOLLING
Born: 8 April 1866, Great Salt Lake City, Territory of Utah Father: Marcus Holling, born Meldorf, Denmark
Mother: Emily Frisby
Died: 5 march 1949, 2:40 pm Multnomah Old Peoples Home, Gresham Oregon Age: 82 years, 10 months, and 27 days
Burial: Rose City Cemetery, Wednesday 9 March 1949 at 3:00 pm Family plot
( North end, Marcus William Holling, next to south, mother Sarah Emma
Toone Holling, next south, Emma Ximena Holling) Next grave to south,
Grave #1, East 1/2 lot #106 section "H" purchased March 10, 1949 for
burial of Claudius Toone Holling son who is now in bad physical
condition. A.J.Rose and Son morticians. Floyd Batman body preparation and ect.
Married: Sarah Emma Toone, in Logan Temple 22 October 1889 Children: Emma Ximena Holling (died spinster 1938)
Marcus William Holling born 1893
Elsie Lavaughn Holling born 1895
Claudius Toone Holling born 1897
Melvin G. Holling born 1904
Ordained Elder, 1 September 1889 by George Timpson. High Priest, 28 December
1942 by Lewis A. West
Funeral Service: Bishop Thomas Y. Emmet conducting, Jens C. Westergard invocation, Janice Hargraves and Norma Rust Soloist, Nelle Clark Organist, Patriarch William R. Sloan Speaker, President Jay W. Lundy Closing Prayer, Elder William Dyer Grave side dedication, Conrad Green, Jessie B. Purdy, Harry Phillips, J.C. Westergard, Jay W. Lundy, Lewis A. West Pall Bearers.
Death: Suffered a stroke paralyzing right side wednesday 23 February 1949. unable to recognize or speak. Thursday march 3 went into a deep coma and passed away Saturday 5 March 1949 at 2:40 pm.
Started School "Social Hall" run by Mary and Ida Cook. Went to work in a shoe factory. Worked as a cash boy in Z.C.M.I. Deseret News as press feeder and bindry. Utah Central Rail Road as painter apprentice. Job painting in Great Salt Lke City, fireman and pump engineer Ontario Mine Park City. Machinist apprentice D.R. and G.R.R. and cooperative Iron Works. Studied under Karl G. Measer at B.Y.U. and worked as machinist at Provo Foundry. Worked at Silver Brothers machinists at Salt Lake City. Linotype machinist at the Hearld and went to Linotype School at L8inotype Scool in New York City. Returned to Hearld to maintain 8 modle i Linotypes and general plant upkeep.
Came to the Oregonian newpaper in Portland Oregon 1900 for supt. C.A. Morden. Had a bad head injury in 1905 which troubled him for several years. Joined with al. Cochran in a mechanical and electrical contracting firm, later returning to the Oregonian. Mother died 9 May 1921 in Portland. Father and Ximena toured Utah following the death of mother and returned home sick and confined to bed several months during winter 1922. Went to Dr. Work for treatment and returned to the Oregonian Newspaper spring of 1924.