Darrell Steven Holmquist, 56 of Orting died March 27, 2017 in Vancouver, WA. Darrell was self-employed for 35 years in Bonney Lake, owner of C&D Top Soil. Above all he loved his family. He enjoyed his bike, the outdoors, gardening and the beach. Darrell was known by many people and touched many lives, always helping others. He will be missed and remembered as big man with a bigger heart, able to make anyone laugh. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. He is preceded in death by his son, Gregory Holmquist and parent-in-laws. Darrell is survived by his wife, Clara Holmquist of Orting; mother, Claudia Holmquist of Tacoma; Dad, Albert Roy Holmquist & wife Loni of Skamokawa, a WA; sons, Kyle Holmquist & wife Michelle of Orting, & Jake Holmquist of Orting; daughter, Krista Holmquist of Orting; sister, Delene Gillespie & husband David of Hillsdale, WY; grandson, Hayden Holmquist; brother-in-law, Pete Anderson & wife Margaret of Enumclaw; sister-in-laws, Tammy Foster & husband Jim of Kalispell, MT & Charlotte Strain & husband Mike of Bonney Lake; Niece, Kelsy Fedak of Spanaway. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Buckley Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with burial at Buckley City Cemetery