Life Story / Obituary


Derrick Jon “Murdock” Holmquist, 50, of Traverse City, died, Wednesday, February 23, 2022. He was born on January 28, 1972 in Cadillac the son of Donald Jay and Carole (Vose) Holmquist.

He was employed at National Vacuum and formerly employed with CRF Construction.

Derrick loved video games and enjoyed woodworking, bicycling, reading and his most favorite place to be, was on Beaver Island. While living on Beaver Island he received his General Education Diploma.

Derrick is survived by his mother and stepfather, Carole and Chris Frank of Traverse City, daughter, HollyAnn and sister, Sophie Frank of Wheaton, Illinois.

He is preceded in death by his father, Donald Jay Holmquist.

Memorial contributions may be made to Safe Harbor of Grand Traverse County.

An informal gathering will be held 11 am to 2pm, Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Life Story Funeral Home.

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