2013-04-04 / Obituaries

Tim Holzer, 54, of Linton


Tim Holzer Tim Holzer Tim died on Friday, March 29, 2013 at the Linton Hospital with his family by his side.

Tim was born January 3, 1959 in Linton, the son of Michael and Tillie (Masset) Holzer. He was raised and educated in Linton. He graduated from Linton High School in 1977. Tim worked for Chuck’s Service prior to his marriage. Tim married Tillie Baumgartner on May 16, 1981 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, in Strasburg. Following their marriage, Tim worked for UBC and Linton Lumber Yard. Tim began working as a custodian for the Linton Public School in 1983, where he was currently employed. He enjoyed farming, playing cards, fishing, camp fires, planning the Holzer Reunions every five years and periodically driving the school bus. Tim loved spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of the K of C and the Linton Fire Department since 1991. He is survived by his wife, Tillie, Linton; a son and daughter-inlaw: Dustin and Lisa Holzer, Ramsey, Minn.; a daughter and son-in-law, Kayla and Nolyn Konschak, Bismarck; three grandchildren, Landen, Madalyn, Ryan and two more grandchildren on the way; his mother, Tillie Holzer, Linton; three brothers and sisters-in-law: Terry and Rita Holzer, Linton, Ron and Laura Holzer, Linton, and Glenn Holzer, Linton; a sister and brother-in-law, Loretta and Ron Mertz, Bismarck. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael in 1989.

Funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Linton with concelebrants Fr. David Richter and Fr. Gary Benz. Song leaders were Dave and Diane Nagel. Scripture reader was Rhea Flyberg. Gift bearers were Glenn Holzer, Ron Holzer and Terry Holzer. Mass servers were Jack Sannes and Tate Scherr. Music was “Daddy’s Hands,” “Alleluia #1,” “On Eagles’ Wings,” “Precious Lord, Take My Hand,” “Prayer of Saint Francis,” “Jesus Remember Me,” “One Day at a Time,” “Song of Farewell” and “Holy God We Praise Thy Name.”

Casket bearers were Joe Kiefer, Pork Lawler, Tim Weber, Mylo Kramer, Travis Dockter and Calvin Kelsch. The honorary casketbearers were the Linton Fire Department.

Interment was in St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Linton.

Please visit www.myersfh.com to sign the online guestbook and share memories of Tim with his family.

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