Donald Holtgrave

Donald Holtgrave

Friday, August 25th, 1939 - Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Donald Holtgrave, age 80, of Germantown, died Friday, July 24, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon.

He was born August 25, 1939 in St. Rose, the son of the late Louis and Elsie (Schrage) Holtgrave. He married Jeanette Rosen June 3, 1961. She preceded him in death July 18, 2004.

Don is survived by four children: Christopher Holtgrave (significant other Sheri Ford) of Carterville, IL, Philip Holtgrave (significant other Rhonda Saltzman) of St. Louis, Patrick (Lisa) Holtgrave of Highland and Jill (the late Chuck) Boeckmann of San Pedro, CA; four grandchildren: Gabrielle Bergmann (significant other Jeff Eilers), Robert Bergmann, Olivia Holtgrave and Abigail Holtgrave; and a sister-in-law, Phyllis Holtgrave of Belleville, IL.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Holtgrave; and two half-siblings: Hank Holtgrave and Delores Holtgrave.

Don worked for General Motors and was a former member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown.

According to his wishes, his remains will be cremated and no services will be held. Burial will be at St. Boniface Cemetery in Germantown.
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Posted at 01:31am
Chris, Philip, Pat, and Jill,
I was so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. I always thought the world of him (and your mom, too). Please know that you are all in my prayers.
Dawn Maier

Julie Schubert

Posted at 07:41pm
To the Holtgrave family, we are so sorry for your loss - you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Mary Schlautmann, David Schlautmann, and Julie Schubert

Toni Black

Posted at 06:32pm
I'm so sorry for your loss. Don was a good guy. I was his house keeper for about 6 yrs. I was just thinking of him and was going to call him. I will miss him. I only met Chris but heard a lot of stories about the rest of you. Take care. Toni

Dick Frerker

Posted at 08:59am
Chris, Phil, Patrick and Jill we are sorry for your loss and have you in our prayers.
Dick & Pat Frerker

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