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John Holtz

August 31, 1926 — December 2, 2019

John Holtz

Bloomington - John J. Holtz, 93, of Bloomington, passed away at 9:39 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bloomington with Father Geoff Horton officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Bloomington. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

John was born on August 31, 1926 in Bloomington, a son to Frank L. and Marie Antkowiak Holtz. He married Mary Jean Warren on November 9, 1957 in Bloomington. She preceded him in death on January 19, 2018.

Surviving are his siblings, Irene (William) Rielly of Oakland, California, Raymond Holtz of Bloomington, and Patricia (James) Bookout of Bloomington; and sister-in-law Rena Holtz of Addison, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his wife, son, Tony, parents, and brothers, Ralph, Paul, and Richard. He was also preceded in death by his sisters Dorothy Cole and Agnes Schnupp.

John served his country in the Merchant Marines and later worked for a long time with dedicated service to the City of Bloomington in the water department.

He was a longtime member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bloomington. John was also a member of the McLean County Geneology Society, IAM Union Lodge 1000, and AARP. He always enjoyed sports, traveling, reading, and learning more about his family history. He was a skilled photographer and enjoyed developing his own film in his darkroom.

Visitation

DEC 7. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
711 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Mass of Christian Burial

DEC 7. 11:00 AM (CST)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
711 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

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