Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
HOLTGRAVE, Irene M (LITTEKEN) [HAUKAP]86 Aviston IL CarlyleUB 4 Mar 2009 fch 

Irene M. Holtgrave

February 9, 1923 - February 25, 2009

Irene M. Holtgrave, 86, of Germantown, died Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at Aviston Countryside Manor.

Mrs. Holtgrave was born February 9, 1923, in Aviston, to Joseph and Bertha (Poettker) Litteken and they preceded her in death. She married Raymond Haukap on October 8, 1947, at St. Francis Church in Aviston; he preceded her in death on February 20, 1966. She then married Steve Holtgrave on July 8, 1972, at St. Boniface Church in Germantown; he preceded her in death on September 6, 1998.

Surviving are her children, Jim (Stephanie) Haukap of Belleville and Doris Kauling of Beckemeyer; three grandchildren, Emily Haukap, Ray Kauling and Erika (fiance Mark Niemann) Kauling; brothers and sisters, Laura (Edgar) Kapp of Highland, Ruth (Clarence) Kapp of Highland, Bertha (Andrew) Thole of Aviston,. Maurice (Bonny) Litteken of Highland, Leo (Pat) Litteken of Albers, Mary Jane (Joe) Gebhart of Aviston and Judy (Jim) Boehler of Aviston; and a sister-in-law, Rose Litteken of Marine.

In addition to her parents and husbands, she was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bob "Sock" Kauling; a sister, Esther Trame; brothers, Joseph Litteken, Chester Litteken, Jerome Litteken, Stanley Litteken. and Leonard Litteken; a sister-in-law, Delores Litteken; and a brother-in-law, Eugene Trame.

She retired as a cook from Germantown Elementary School. She was a member of St Boniface Church in Germantown.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, February 28, at 10 a.m. at St. Boniface Church in Germantown with Fr. James Buerster officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Felicitas Cemetery, Beaver Prairie.

Moss Funeral Home in Germantown handled the arrangements. 

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