Obit: Holtz, Evelyn G. #2 (1922 - 2007)
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Holtz, Evelyn G. (Thompson) (09 May 1922 - 08 Jan 2007)

----Sources: The Tribune-Phonograph, Vol. 47, No. 2, Wed., Jan. 10, 2007, p 9

Evelyn G. Holtz

Evelyn G. Holtz, 84, Colby, formerly of Abbotsford, died on Monday, January 8, 2007, with her daughter at her side.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2007, at Christ Lutheran Church, Abbotsford, Wis. Burial will be in the Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Reverend Dr. Paul C. Hunsicker will preside. Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at the church on Thursday. Marina-Community Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials can be given in Evelyn’s name to Christ Lutheran Church of Abbotsford or the Angelus Retirement Community of Colby.

Evelyn was born on May 9, 1922, in Madison, the daughter of Charles and Helen (Schulz) Thompson. She was a 1940 Graduate of Madison East High School. Evelyn attended Madison Business School and was employed with Weiman’s Variety Store in sales in Madison. During WWII, she worked at the R & R Company making walkie-talkies.

Evelyn and Raymond Holtz were united in marriage in Madison on July 25, 1945, at St. John’s Lutheran Church.

The young couple moved to Dorchester in 1946 and in 1948 Ray established along with his father, the Holtz Feed Store in Abbotsford, Wis.

Evelyn was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed playing cards, dancing and shopping. She took great pride in her home and cherished time spent with family.

Evelyn will be dearly missed by her loving daughters, Nancy Holtz of Janesville, Linda Mannetter of Racine, and Sharon (Don) Johnson of Racine; two grandchildren, Adam (Becky) Mannetter of Chicago, and Kimberly (fiancé Eric Van Dyke) Johnson of Racine, and Dave Johnson of Telluride, CO; one great grandchild, Carter Johnson of Racine; a sister in law, Florence Thompson of Sun Prairie; a brother in law, Harold (June) Holtz of Las Vegas; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Holtz, February 9, 1995; an infant twin daughter, Diane; one brother, Charles Thompson; one sister Charlotte Thompson; and on son in law, Rudy Mannetter.

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