– It is with deep sorrow we announce to death of Timothy
Holm, who passed away on June 21, 2020. The only son to
Thomas and Betty Holm. Tim was born on September 4, 1966 in
Laporte, Indiana. Tim grew up in Aumsville, Oregon and later
moved to West Salem where he would raise his family.
boy, Tim played a variety of sports before settling on
football and basketball, playing both for Cascade High
School, as starting quarterback his senior year; he
graduated in 1985. Tim’s love for sports carried over into
his adult life, later coaching his daughter’s teams, and
refereeing basketball in the Salem area.
also volunteered for the Marion County Sheriff’s
department in the 1990’s, which set him on his career path
in law enforcement. He then graduated from the police
academy in 2000, and worked as an officer for the Salem
Police Department. Over the next eight years he would go on
to grow his career and eventually be awarded for his work as
an auto theft detective. With his background at the P.D.,
Tim was a firearms expert and trainer, belonging to several
shooting clubs, and built custom firearms on the side.
accident in 2008 and being wheelchair bound, his devotion to
his kids, Kimberly and Kyle, was always evident and
unwavering. Whether it was volunteering for their music
performances – he was there. It didn’t stop him from
participating in his children’s athletics, watching and
coaching his daughter’s basketball team or cheering on his
son as he earned belts and achievements in karate. He was
proud of his children’s accomplishments both athletically
and academically; he saw his children graduate high school
and his daughter from university.
Tim is survived by
his parents, Thomas and Betty, his sister Beth Nieth, and
his two loving children, Kimberly and Kyle.
“How lucky I am
to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard” ~Winnie-the-Pooh