Helen W. Holtgrave, 87, of St Rose
died Monday March 13 2006 at Caring First in Breese.
She was born January 31 1919 in
Bartelso IL to John and Mary (Henrichs)
Ribbing. She married Edwin “Hoppie” Holtgrave May 10 1939 and he
died December 16, 1990.
She was a homemaker, member of St
Rose Church and Altar Sodality, Daughters of Isabella, St Rose
She was preceded in death by a
grandson Brad Holtgrave, brothers Arnold, Raymond and wife Mary
Helen, & Ralph Ribbing, a sister and her husband Johanna & Cletus
Walters and a brother in law August Timmermann.
She is Survived by sons Stan (Kathy)
Holtgrave of St Rose, Mike (Clarice) of Maryville , daughter
Jeanette (Maurice) Dierkes of Germantown, 8 grandchildren Brenda
(Steve) Hellige of Breese, Doug (Jennifer) Dierkes of Bloomington,
IL, Craig (JoAnn) Dierkes of Longwood Florida, Brian (Kellye)
Holtgrave of St Rose, Denise (Chad) Sellers of Breese , Dana (Jason)
Obermeier of Okawville, Tammi Thiele of Waynesville Missouri and
Nick Buckhannon of Maryville, 16 great grandchildren.
Also Surviving are sisters Marie
(Roger) Micheel of Germantown, Agnes (Marcellus) Korte of St Rose,
Eleanor (Marcellus) Potthast of Pierron, Betty (Robert) Usselmann
of Aviston, Anna Timmermann of St Rose and sister in law Louise
Ribbing of Highland.
services will be held Thursday March 16, 2 Pm at St Rose Church with
Fr Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment will be in St Rose
Cemetery. Friends may call @ the Moss Funeral Home in Breese
Wednesday March 15 from 4 to 9 Pm and Thursday from 11 am to 1:30
Pm. Memorials can be made to St Rose Church or All Saints Academy
and will be received at the funeral home. The Daughters of Isabella
will pray the rosary at 7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home