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Frank Holtmann


  Visitation:  Sunday, December 7, 2008     4:00-8:00 PM
                    Monday, December 8, 2008     8:00-10:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Germantown

  Services:   Monday, December 8, 2008   11:00 AM
                    St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown


Frank A. Holtmann 90 of Germantown died Friday December 5, 2008 at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese 

He was born November 11, 1918 in Germantown to Joseph and Anna (Robke) Holtmann Sr.: they preceded him in death 

Also preceded in death by brothers George, Henry, John, Herman, Edward, Joseph, Lawrence and Aloys Holtmann, father and mother-in-law; John and Elizabeth (Horstmann) Schulte, sisters-in-law Mary, Lucille, Elsie and Florence Holtmann, brother-in-law Eugene Rolfingsmeier 

He married Dorothy “Susie” Schulte April 30, 1947 at St Anthony Church in Beckemeyer and she survives in Germantown 

Also surviving are his children Arlene (Kenneth) Starkey of Prairie Village KS, Diane (John) Fuehne of Overland Park KS, Carol (Duane) Grapperhaus of Breese  

6 grandchildren Rebecca and Rachel Starkey, Justin Fuehne, Amber (Matthew) McCully, Karen (Joshua) Shubert, Kevin Grapperhaus 

Sisters-in-law Leona Mueller, Agnes Holtmann and Mildred Holtmann all of Germantown, Lorena Rolfingsmeier of Breese 

28 nieces and nephews 

Frank was a retired mechanic from Scott Air Force Base, an army veteran of WWII; He was a member of the Holtmann Brothers Orchestra from 1930 to 1982. He began playing at the age of 12 and was the leader of the band for 14 years. He also played with Twilighters Orchestra for 5 years 

Member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown, St. Henry Men’s Sodality. Germantown American Legion Post 325 and past commander, American Federation of Musicians Local 175  and past board member, past member of Germantown Community Development Club, Past Alderman of Germantown, Past Spassfest Music Entertainment Chairman 

Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday December 8, 2008 at 11:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown with Fr. James Buerster officiating. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery 

Visitation will be held on Sunday December 7 from 4 to 8 PM and Monday December 8 from 8 to 10:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown 

Memorials can be made to St. Boniface Church or Alzheimer’s Research and will be received at the funeral home



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