Irene M. Holtgrave, nee Litteken,
86, of Germantown, died Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at Aviston
Mrs. Holtgrave was born February 9,
1923 in Aviston to Joseph and Bertha (Poettker) Litteken; they
preceded her in death.
She married Raymond Haukap on
October 8, 1947 at St. Francis Church in Aviston; he preceded her in
death on February 20, 1966. She then married Steve Holtgrave on
July 8, 1972 at St. Boniface Church in Germantown; he preceded her
in death on September 6, 1998.
Also preceded in
death by a son-in-law, Bob “Sock” Kauling; a sister, Esther Trame,
brothers; Joseph Litteken, Chester Litteken, Jerome Litteken,
Stanley Litteken, and Leonard Litteken; a sister-in-law, Delores
Litteken; and a brother-in-law, Eugene Trame.
her children, Jim (Stephanie) Haukap of Belleville and Doris Kauling
Emily Haukap, Ray Kauling, and Erika (fiancé Mark Niemann) Kauling.
sisters, Laura (Edgar) Kapp of Highland, Ruth (Clarence) Kapp of
Highland, Bertha (Andrew) Thole of Aviston, Maurice (Bonny) Litteken
of Highland, Leo (Pat) Litteken of Albers, Mary Jane (Joe) Gebhart
of Aviston and Judy (Jim) Boehler of Aviston.
Rose Litteken of Marine and numerous nieces, nephews and great
nieces and great nephews.
Irene retired as
a cook from Germantown Elementary School.
She was a member
of St Boniface Church in Germantown.
Funeral Mass of
Christian Burial will be Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 10:00 AM at
St. Boniface Church in Germantown with Fr. James Buerster
officiating. Interment will be in St. Felicitas Cemetery, Beaver
be Friday, February 27, 2009 from 4:00-8:00 and again on Saturday,
February 28, 2009 from 8:00-9:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in
Memorials can be
made to Mater Dei High School and will be received at the funeral