ARLINGTON -- Howard Leo Lidholm, 78, a veteran, is finally at peace after a long illness. He died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Lane C. Memorials: Community Hospice or a charity of choice, in lieu of flowers. Howard was born in Chicago, Ill. He met his wife while in Germany serving in the Army. He was an avid sailor and a longtime member of the Arlington Yacht Club. Survivors: Wife of 56 years, Maria; children, Nicole Boyer of Fort Worth and Eric Lidholm of Columbia, Mo.; sisters, Diane Nelsen of Arlington and Shirley Marsten of Shokan, N.Y.; grandchildren, Ryan and Justin Lidholm of Columbia, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wade Family Funeral Home Arlington, 817-274-9233

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  1. Dear Maria, Eric & Nicole and families,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. My dad told me that you called them and told them the news that Howard had passed. The good thing is that Howard isn’t suffering and is finally at peace. We know this isn’t an easy time for you. Please know that we are all thinking of you and your families, and are keeping you in our prayers. You are our friends.
    Sincerely,
    Richard & Joyce Robson, Diane Gramann & Karen Stallard & families

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