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Charles E. “Chuck” Holtmyer

Posted July 07, 2012 in Obituaries, Winterset

Jan. 4, 1924 – Jul. 7, 2012

Charles E. “Chuck” Holtmyer

Charles E. “Chuck” Holtmyer, 88, of Winterset, Iowa, died Saturday, July 7, 2012, at West Bridge Care & Rehabilitation in Winterset.  A memorial service service was held 8:30 AM Monday, July 9, 2012, at McCalley-Collins Funeral Home in Winterset with Rev. Dr. Beverlee Bell officiating.  His body was cremated with the cremains being interred in the Winterset Cemetery.

Chuck was born on January 4, 1924, at Montgomery County, IA to Everett and Vera (Chickering) Holtmyer.  He was a graduate of Red Oak High School in Red Oak, Iowa and served in the US Army during WW II.  Chuck was married on September 29, 1946 at Des Moines, Iowa, to Dorothy Lucille Boyd.  To this union were born two children, Connie and Gary, and later adopted two children, Kim and Keith.  He had spent most of his life in Winterset. Chuck had been a state inspector for the Iowa State Agriculture Department for many years before retirement. He had been a member of the American Legion and the First Untied Methodist Church.  One of Dorothy and Chuck’s favorite activities was ballroom dancing.

Chuck is survived by his daughters, Connie Conkel of Bartlett, Tennessee and Kim Rewerts of Indianola; son, Keith Holtmyer of Des Moines; brother, Maurice Holtmyer of Winterset; eight grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Vera (Chickering) Holtmyer; wife, Dorothy Holtmyer; son, Gary Holtmyer; brother, John Holtmyer; and sister, Lois Schrader.

Memorials may be directed to his family.

Place of Service
McCalley-Collins Funeral Home

Time of Service
8:30 AM

Place of Visitation
McCalley-Collins Funeral Home

Time of Visitation
Following Service

Winterset Cemetery
Winterset, Iowa

His Family

Information provided by:
McCalley-Collins Funeral Home
505 East Court Avenue
Winterset, IA 50273

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