|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1912|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 2004|
Omar B. Holtgraver, 92, of Gardner passed away November 23, 2004 at Meadowbrook Rehab Hospital, Gardner. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, November 27, 2004 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 555 W. Main, Gardner. Burial in St. Columbia Cemetery, Gardner. Visitation will be 9 a.m. before services with Rosary at 9:45 a.m. at the church.
Mr. Holtgraver was born October 29, 1912 in Bucyrus, Kan. He grew up in Bucyrus and Miami County, moving to the Gardner area in 1949.
On January 5, 1942 he married Mary A. Kramer Holtgraver in Baileyville, Kan.
He was a farmer for 75 years, and a part time carpenter, and at one time worked for the maintenance department for Gardner Township. He retired in 1996.
Mr. Holtgraver was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He served the Gardner Rural Fire Department for 30 years, on the Gardner Township Zoning Board and Jo. Co. Planning Board. He was a member of the Grange, and of the Wednesday Morning Breakfast Club.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Benjamin Phillip Holtgraver and Mary Katherine Wigand Holtgraver; brother, Oscar Holtgraver; and sister Helen Grisham.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons; a daughter; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner.
Published in The Olathe Daily News (Olathe, Kansas), November 26, 2004.
Benjamin Phillip Holtgraver (1878 - 1965)
Mary Katherine Wigand Holtgraver (1883 - 1972)
Helen T Holtgraver Grisham (1905 - 1966)*
Oscar W Holtgraver (1909 - 1986)*
Omar Bernard Holtgraver (1912 - 2004)
Saint Columbia Cemetery
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