Daniel Edward “Whitey” Holtgrave

    • Service Date
      CELEBRATION OF LIFE - Saturday, August 15, 2020
    • Service Time
      1:00 p.m.
    • Service Location
      Breese Jaycee Park
    • Full Obituary

      Daniel Edward “Whitey” Holtgrave, age 58, of Breese, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at his home.


      He was born June 5, 1962 in Breese, a son of Patricia, nee Richter, and William Holtgrave, Jr.


      Surviving are his children, Misty Dawn Holtgrave, William “Billy” Robert Holtgrave, and Logan Daniel Holtgrave; granddaughters, Paetin and Meila; mother and step-father, Patricia (Henry) Detmer; former wife, Sheila, nee Byrd, Holtgrave; siblings, Diane (Larry) Hempen, Barb (significant other, J. David McEvilly) Portugal, Elaine (significant other, Vern Holtgrave) Holtgrave, Geralyn (Kent) Fehrmann, Phyllis (George) Marron, Robert “Bob” Holtgrave, and Jennifer (Brandon) Knobeloch; former sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Kara Holtgrave, Carl (Margaret) Byrd, and Amanda (Brian) Morgan; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.


      He was preceded in death by his father, William Holtgrave, Jr.


      Whitey attended Central Community High School, class of 1980. He worked as a Bricklayer and Hod carrier for most of his career, along with other types of jobs during his lifetime.


      He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family, and he especially loved being Pap-Pap to his two granddaughters.


      A celebration of Whitey’s life will be Saturday, August 15, 2020 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Breese Jaycee Park.


      Memorials may be made to his granddaughters’ education fund and will be received at the celebration or through Moss Funeral Home in Breese who is serving the family. (checks may be made payable to Elaine Holtgrave)

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