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Adam Bennett

October 1, 1987 - April 16, 2023
Holland, MI


Funeral Service

Thursday, May 4, 2023
11:00 AM EDT
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
480 N. 152nd Avenue
Holland, MI 49424

Graveside Service

Saturday, May 6, 2023
11:00 AM CDT
Calvary Cemetery
1730 N. 18th Street
Quincy, IL 62301


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Emma's Educational Fund

Life Story / Obituary


Adam Matthew Bennett, age 35, of Holland, MI passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2023, at his home.

A funeral service will be at 11:00 am, Thursday, May 4, 2023, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 480 N. 152nd Avenue in Holland, MI. with Father Michael Burt officiating. A graveside service with Monsignor Michael Kuse presiding will be at 11:00 am central time, Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Calvary Cemetery, 1730 N. 18th Street in Quincy, IL. 62301.

He was born October 1, 1987, in Dallas, TX to Randall L. and Kelly S. (Briscoe) Bennett of Holland, MI.

Adam was married to Jessica Strickland from 2009 until they separated in 2013. They shared one daughter together, Emma, 10.

He is survived by his parents, his daughter Emma Bennett of Lebanon, OH; brother David Bennett of Clemmons, NC; uncle Daniel (Theresa) Bennett of Holland, MI; his aunt Lori (Craig) Davis of Quincy, IL. In addition, he was survived by two nieces and several loving cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Janice (Robertson) Hoener, and Whitby Briscoe Jr, and paternal grandparents Marilyn (Elwood) Bale, and grandfather, Robert Bennett.

Adam graduated in 2006 from Beavercreek high school in Ohio. In 2020 he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. In 2022 he received a Master of Law degree from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

Professionally Adam worked as a mortgage loan originator for various brokerages and he was licensed in several states. In addition, he provided public notary services in Michigan and Ohio.

Adam cherished spending time with his daughter. He loved animals, especially his rescue cat “Milo”. He found boundless joy in sharing his love for animals by volunteering at a local animal shelter.

From an exceedingly early age Adam had a passion for understanding the latest technology, especially computers which he often disassembled just to reassemble with updated hardware. He loved to travel. He enjoyed taking long road trips and boating on lake Michigan for relaxation. Adam was also a Star Trek enthusiast.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for his daughter’s educational fund. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Homes-Northwood Chapel.