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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Ken "Tex" Holtmann



Visitation:  Tuesday, September 6, 2005          4:00-9:00 PM
                   Wednesday, September 7, 2005     8:00-10:30 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Germantown
Services:   Wednesday, September 7, 2005     11:00 AM
                   St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown



Ken “Tex” J. Holtmann, 46 of Germantown died Thursday September 1, 2005 near Germantown.

 He was born November 3, 1958 in Breese to Ralph and Marilyn (Haake) Holtmann and they survive in Germantown.

 He married Diane Eilering June 5, 1981 in St. Bernard Church Albers and she survives at Germantown.

 He is also survived by a son Luke Holtmann and a daughter Emily Holtmann both of Germantown.  Also surviving are his sister Janelle Holtmann of Beckemeyer, nephews Joshua Ritzheimer, Jacob Ritzheimer , niece Jami Ritzheimer and great nephew Xander Walker all of Beckemeyer, his mother in law Mary Eilering of Albers, sisters in law Patricia (Ernest) Lasala of Denver Colorado, Janice (Michael) Smith of Topeka Kansas, Joyce (Darwin) Richman of Albers, aunts uncles, nephews, nieces, and cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his father in law Benedict “Dix” Eilering. 

Ken was a retired coal miner from Monterey Coal Mine at Albers; he was a farmer and had worked at Germantown Egg Company.  He was a member of St. Boniface Church, Choir and a former member of St. Boniface Parish Council.  He was also a member of The Germantown Kernel Nut Club, Spassfest Committee; he served as the Sec-Tres for the United mine Workers of American Local 2295 and was a member of the Mater Dei Fathers and Friends Club.

 Funeral Services will be held Wednesday September 7 2005 at 11 AM at St. Boniface Church Germantown with Father Stephen Humphrey officiating, with interment in St. Boniface Cemetery.  Friends may call Tuesday Sept 6 from 4 to 9 Pm and Wed. from 8 to 10:30 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. Memorials can be made to Mater Dei or the Kernel Nut Club and will be received at the funeral home. 



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