Dale G. Holterhaus
- December 12, 2022
Dale G. Holterhaus
Dale G. Holterhaus, 86, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and formerly of Fort Madison, passed away on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, at 6:45 p.m. at the Hiawatha Care Center.
He was born on June 28, 1936, in Fort Madison, to George and Viola Mathiasmeier Holterhaus. On Nov. 30, 1957, he married Carol Doering in Fort Madison. Dale worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for four years, then Chevron for 25 years, and lastly Mervyn’s Department Store in Lakeland, Fla. Dale was a member of St. Jude’s Church in Cedar Rapids and was a former member of Sacred Heart and Ss. Mary’s Church in Fort Madison. He enjoyed golfing and traveling. Dale and Carol spent the first thirty two years of marriage in Fort Madison and spent thirty two years of marriage in Lakeland, Fla.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Holterhaus of Cedar Rapids; two daughters, Julie (Dale) Jones of Morrison, Ill., and Jean Dirks of Ankeny; three sons, Brian (Sandy) Holterhaus of Cedar Rapids, Greg Holterhaus of Robins, Iowa, and Brad (Dyan) Holterhaus of Adel, Iowa; nine grandchildren, Leslie (Brian Ross) Bendlage, Lindsey (Andy) Schutte, Joanne (John) Van Etten, Jessica (Sawyer) Woolf, Mitch (Taylor) Fondell, Jason Dirks, Daniel Holterhaus, Tara Holterhaus and Taylor (Logan) Wagner; five great-grandchildren, Claire and Jack Van Etten and Olivia, Micah and Madeline Wagner; and one sister, Sheryl (John) Wilken of Naples, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Roger; and a great-grandson, Lucas.
The Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Ss. Mary & Joseph Church. The family will meet with friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his memory and online condolences may be left at www.kinglynk.com.