Elaine Ruth Holtz, 88, joined her Lord in the Resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Elaine was born on March 9, 1933, to the late Walter and Ella (Tasche) Erdman. On August 18, 1962, she married Gerhardt Holtz at Trinity Church, Wausau. He preceded her in death on November 8, 2018.
Elaine and Gerhardt farmed most of their life together. Elaine also worked as a cook for Schmidt’s Ballroom and did in-home daycare. She also enjoyed gardening, flowers, loved to take care of animals and children, and loved her family very much.
She is survived by her daughter Ruth and her grandchildren, Evan and Chloe Holtz.
Elaine was preceded in death by her husband Gerhardt; son, Paul; as well as her brothers, Ralph, and Lawrence.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, April 12, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Stewart Ave, Wausau. Pastor Zach Holdorf and Pastor Timothy Smith will officiate. Visitation will take place from 9:00 AM until the time of the services at the church. Burial will take place at Rib View Cemetery.
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