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In Memory of

Robert H. Hollis

March 22, 1923 - May 13, 2017

Obituary


Robert (Bob) Hollis, 94, of Overland Park, KS passed away on May 13, 2017 at the Olathe Hospice House. Funeral services will be 10 am on Thursday, May 18th at the Overland Park Lutheran Church, 7810 W. 79th Street, Overland Park, KS. Graveside services will be 12:30 pm on Thursday in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Visitation will be 9-10 am Thursday at the Church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Overland Park Lutheran Church.

Bob was born on March 22, 1923 in Salina, KS...

Robert (Bob) Hollis, 94, of Overland Park, KS passed away on May 13, 2017 at the Olathe Hospice House. Funeral services will be 10 am on Thursday, May 18th at the Overland Park Lutheran Church, 7810 W. 79th Street, Overland Park, KS. Graveside services will be 12:30 pm on Thursday in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Visitation will be 9-10 am Thursday at the Church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Overland Park Lutheran Church.

Bob was born on March 22, 1923 in Salina, KS to Elmer and Nellie Hollis. He grew up on a farm outside of Salina. The family moved to Burbank, CA where he graduated from high school. Bob attended K-State studying electrical engineering. He joined the Navy during WWII, where he was trained as a pilot and continued in the Navy Reserves until 1983.

Bob settled in Burbank after the War. He met and married Margaret Parrish in September of 1951. His son, Larry was born in 1953. He returned to Kansas City with his family in 1956, to join his brother in the Overland Park architectural firm of Hollis & Miller. Bob retired from the architectural firm in 1982, after 26 years.

He was preceded in death by his son, Larry. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margaret. Condolences may be left online at www.mcgilleyhoge.com. Arrangements by, McGilley & Hoge Chapel, Overland Park, KS 66204. (913) 642-3565.