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Joshua Langholf

1990 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Joshua Langholf Obituary
JOSHUA JAMES FREDRICK 'BUTCH' LANGHOLF, 24 DAKOTA - Joshua James Fredrick "Butch" Langholf, 24, of Dakota passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, April 6, 2014. He was born February 4, 1990, in Rockford; the son of James "Snuffy" and Julie (Printz) Langholf. Josh was a 2008 graduate of Dakota High School and Kishwaukee Community College in 2012. He had a great passion for the outdoors through his farming and landscaping, and was always positive and hardworking. He will always be remembered for his bright smile, warm hugs and his generous heart. He enjoyed his animals, especially his dog, Zeke, as well as Madison and his cat, Ashlyn. He served on the church council at St. James Lutheran Church in rural Forreston, and was a member of the FFA Alumni. Josh owned Langholf Landscaping and Lawn Care, he farmed in the Dakota area and was the Dakota Township Road Commissioner. He was looking forward to showing cattle and pigs again. Surviving are his mother, Julie Langholf of Dakota; friend, Jeff Hagemann of Baileyville: two sisters, Jenna (Kenny) Light of Orangeville, Jessica (Ryan Munz) of Dodgeville, WI; girlfriend, Ashley Morrison of Pecatonica; grandparents, Eugene and Arlene Langholf of Pecatonica, Rex and Ardis Printz of Baileyville; aunts and uncles, Michael (Marie) Langholf of Lena, Leslie Filer of Lena, Mike (Carla) Printz of Albuquerque, NM, Lorie (Denny) Hazel of Mt. Vernon; godson, Judd Bolen of Pecatonica; and many cousins. Preceding him in death was his father, Jim. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Dakota High School gymnasium. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. James Lutheran Church on West Grove Road, southeast of Forreston. Burial will be at the West Grove Cemetery in rural Forreston. In lieu of flowers, a Joshua Langholf memorial has been established at the German-American State Bank, all branches. Josh's family invites friends to share a story or light a candle in his honor at daughenbaughfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 9 to Apr. 10, 2014
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