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Kenneth Holz

Bad Axe, Michigan

Sep 1, 1931 – Sep 29, 2019 (Age 88)


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MacAlpine Funeral Home, Inc - Bad Axe Obituary

Kenneth J. Holz, 88, of Meade Township, passed away on September 29, 2019 at his home.

He was born on September 1, 1931 to the late Matthew and Delcina (Bouverette) Holz. 

On April 7, 1956 he married Doris M. Trepkowski.

Ken was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church/St. Hubert Parish.   He was a board member of Meade Township for many years.   His passion was working on his family farm.   Ken also enjoyed hunting, playing cards and spending time with his family and friends.

Ken is survived by his wife, Doris Holz; his children: Debora (Doug) Messing, Karen (Kurt) Pankau, and Paul Holz (fiancée Alexandra Fleming); his grandchildren: Bradley (Corissa) Messing, Laura Messing, Lindsey Messing (fiancé Brian VanMeter), Kayla Holz, Tara Holz and Kenneth Pankau; and great-grandchildren: Kaelyn and Bentley Messing and Jaxtin VanMeter.  He is also survived by his siblings: Carol Bowron, Susan (Leonard) Czewski, Kathy (Fred) Karg, Robert “Moe” (Nancy) Holz and John (Kathy) Holz; brother-in-law: Carl Talaski; sisters-in-law: Janice Holz, Loreane Holz, Peggy (Fred) Sakowski, Betty Cornett, Mary Ann Brown and Nancy (Jerry) Smith; along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Duard Holz, Matthew (Marion) Holz, Gerald Holz; sisters: Helen (Gilbert) Rooney and Doris Talaski; brothers-in-law: Wilford Bowron, Deward Trepkowski, James (Patricia) Trepkowski, Ernest Cornett and Wilbert Brown.

Mass of Christian burial will take place 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. T.J. Fleming officiating.  Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m.  on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe with a Scripture service at 7 p.m.   Visitation will also be at the church on Thursday 10 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials may be offered to the family discretionary fund.

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Doris, so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

To Deb, Karen, Paul, Mrs. Holz, and all the family: So sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Holz. I was lucky to meet him on several occasions and he was just the sweetest, kindest man...I know how hard he worked and what all of you meant to him. Sending prayers and sympathy and want you to know I miss all of you and treasure all the memories of our good times together. ~Beverly Pickering

Paul & Holz Family. Our sympathy to your family on the loss of your father. May fond memories of him help you through this difficult time.

My thoughts & prayers to the Holz family. May God give you peace, comfort & strength during this difficult time.

So sorry for your loss of a very nice and pleasant man.

I am so sorry for your loss!!! Praying for you and your family during this time..

Ken and Doris were like 2 peas in a pod. My sympathies to Doris and families.

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with the Holz Family. Uncle Ken will be missed.