Gerhardt L. Holtz, 89, of the Town of Stettin, passed away on November 8, 2018 at Wausau Manor with his wife and daughter at his side. He was born on October 27, 1929 in Wausau the son of the late Ernest and Edna (Raddatz) Holtz. On August 18, 1962 he married Elaine R. Erdman at Trinity Lutheran Church, Wausau.
Gerhardt farmed most of his life taking over the family farm and passing it down to his children. He enjoyed working around the farm and liked to do wood working projects in his free time.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughter, Ruth Holtz; two grandchildren, Evan and Chloe Holtz; two sisters, Velma (Stanley) Schultz and Doris (Raymond) Zunker; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Paul; brother, Gilbert; and a sister, Viola Seidler.
A Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Stewart Ave, Wausau, with the Rev Zach Holdorf officiating. Family and friends may call beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will follow in the Rib View Cemetery, Town of Stettin. You may sign the family guest book at helke.com