Holt, 76, of Sigourney, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Parkview Manor
in Wellman, Iowa. He was born August 6, 1936 to John Lyle and
Virginia Pfaff Holt in Sigourney. He graduated from Sigourney High
School in 1954. On June 29, 1957 he married Mary Martha Devine at
St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney. Jerry served in the United
States Army from 1958 - 1960. He was employed by Holt Clothing,
Conner Brothers Construction and later Wagler Motors in Sigourney.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Knights of
Columbus. Jerry enjoyed spending his time with his family and
friends, following the Iowa Hawkeye’s, gardening and cooking.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a grandson Ryan Holt.
He is survived by his wife Martha of Sigourney, children Steve (Carol)
Holt of Overland Park, Kansas, Cathy (Tim) Hermsen of Overland Park,
Kansas, Tim (Lisa) Holt of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Chris Holt (Emory Bevill) of Lewes,
Delaware, Brian (Anne) Holt of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Matt Holt (Kelly Thomas) of
Kirksville, Missouri, ten grandchildren Alex, Caitlin, John, Joe,
Annie, Brenna, David, Meghan, Ashley and Caroline, a sister Joan
Liebus of Oskaloosa, Iowa, John Holt of Issaquah, Washington.
Tuesday 10:30 A.M. St. Mary Catholic Church, Sigourney
Visitation: Monday 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church
where a Prayer service will begin at 7:00 P.M.
A memorial fund has been established to St. Mary Catholic Church,
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