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Obituaries

Obituaries

Michael Thomas Holtz 1960 - 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Paid family tribute

Michael Thomas Holtz of Minneapolis, Minnesota, formerly of Lawrence, Kansas, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010 as a result of a motorcycle accident. Michael was 49 years old.
A service in celebration of his life will be held Thursday, August 5, at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 17535 Say Road in Wamego, KS.
Mike was born in Geneva, Illinois on August 26, 1960 to Peggy Schneider and Thomas L. Holtz. He moved with his family to Ft. Scott, Kansas in 1971 and settled in Lawrence in 1982.
Michael married Andrea Knickerbocker in Lawrence on May 10, 1997. Mike spent several years working in the construction and electrical industries. At the time of his death, Michael was working for Johnson Controls as a Regional PreConstruction Leader for Building Efficiency.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, and is survived by his wife Andrea Knickerbocker of Minneapolis. Also surviving are three children, Sherri Cook, Michael T. Holtz, Jr., and Tisha M. Wilburn, and eight grandchildren, all of Ft. Scott, KS. Mike is survived as well by his mother, Peggy Holtz Barnett of Wamego, KS, two brothers, Bill Holtz of Wichita, KS and Tom Holtz of Jerseyville, IL, and two sisters, Margaret Winkler of Seneca, KS, and Teresa Duncan of Wamego, KS.
Condolences to the family may be addressed to Peggy Barnett, in care of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Wamego.
Washburn-McReavy (800) 824-2203

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.