Cover photo for Sister Mary Gerard Holtgrave, P.H.J.C.'s Obituary
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1911 Sister 2007

Sister Mary Gerard Holtgrave, P.H.J.C.

August 14, 1911 — December 6, 2007

Sister Mary Gerard Holtgrave, 96, died at 11:34 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2007 in the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She had been a resident of the Catherine Kasper Home since June 13, 1990.

She was born in St. Rose, Illinois, on August 14, 1911, the daughter of Gerhard and Catherine (Ahlers) Holtgrave.

Sister Mary Gerard was dedicated to children, and had been a teacher in several schools in Indiana and Illinois until her retirement in 1990.

She is survived by two brothers: Cletus Holtgrave of Trenton, Illinois and Andrew Holtgrave of Iuka, Illinois; and as sister, Trudy (Norbert) Arentsen of O’Fallen, Illinois.

Visitation will be from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2007, in the Catherine Kasper Home Chapel, Donaldson. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2007, in the Catherine Kasper Home Chapel. The Reverand Father Edward Konerman, S.J., will officiate.

Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Donaldson.
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