Mr. John R. Holtz, age 89 died Saturday June 16th, 2018 in Ellijay, GA.
He was born February 17, 1929 in Greely, IA to Thomas and Matilda Raible Holtz. He was a retired Auto Body Repairman and an Army Veteran.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dolores Walker Holtz who died in 1961 and his wife of 42 years Janet Ferguson Holtz, his brothers Thomas and Gerald Holtz and sister Dolores Holtz Wilson.
He is survived by four daughters and sons-in law Jeanne and Bud Stanford of Ellijay, GA, Joni and Tom Hoyland of Ellijay, GA, Kathrine and Andrew Springer of Citra FL, and Lisa and Mike Russell of Spring Branch, TX; stepdaughter Donna Hillis of West Branch, IA; stepson and daughter-in-law Neil and Jeanie Ferguson of Earling, IA; sisters and brother; Catherine Volz, Sister Lucille, Sister Matilda, and Paul Holtz; 15 grand; 23 great-grand; 2 great-great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church and interment at Mount Calvary Cemetery, both in Cedar Rapids, IA.
The family will visit with friends and family at St Jude Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. prior to the service.