|Birth: ||Jun. 23, 1892|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 1977|
William J. Holtgrave, 85, who resided at 1509 Kansas avenue, died this morning at the Atchison hospital. He had been a patient there the past two weeks.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Stanton chapel, the Rev. John Davidson, pastor of the Denton United Methodist church, officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at the mortuary from 7 to 8:30. Memorials to the Denton United Methodist church may be left at the mortuary.
Mr. Holtgrave was born June 23, 1892, at the Mooney Creek community south of Atchison. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Holtgrave, he attended the Mooney Creek school.
He married Gorgan Fitch of Easton, Oct. 28, 1914, in St. Joe. They farmed in the Denton and Bendena communities most of their married life. When he retired from farming in 1970, they moved into Denton. Mrs. Holtgrave died Jan. 18, 1975, and he came to Atchison the following year.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Eldon (Opal) Kirkham, Effingham; three sons, Alfred, Kansas City, Harold, 1309 South Sixth street, and William F. Holtgrave, 1144 Kearney street; a sister, Mrs. Theresa Polley, Topeka; a brother, Edward Holtgrave, Fontana, Calif.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren
—Atchison Daily Globe (Atchison, KS), August 15, 1977, p 8, c 3.
Frank Holtgraver (1845 - 1912)
Theresa Ploeger Holtgraver (1854 - 1942)
Gorgan Fitch Holtgrave (1897 - 1975)
Alfred J Holtgrave (1915 - 1980)*
Harold J Holtgrave (1917 - 1990)*
Opal Holtgrave Kirkham (1922 - ____)*
William Fitch Holtgrave (1925 - 2006)*
Frances Elizabeth Holtgraver Murphy (1876 - 1967)*
Benjamin Phillip Holtgraver (1878 - 1965)*
Katherine Holtgraver (1881 - 1882)*
Mary Holtgraver (1881 - 1881)*
Frank Holtgraver (1882 - 1882)*
Theresa Kathrine Holtgraver Polley (1887 - 1978)*
Martha Holtgraver Vance (1890 - 1973)*
William Joseph Holtgrave (1892 - 1977)
Dorothy Holtgrave Beland (1895 - 1968)*
Edward Andrew Holtgrave (1896 - 1982)*
Sunset Memory Gardens
Created by: Cliff Doel
Record added: Mar 05, 2012
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