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“Dear Todd and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mother was truly a wonderful person who has left me wih many wonderful memories of...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Cathy Wenzel - Green Bay, WI

“Joanne and I went to high school and college together. She was a wonderful gal and certainly will be missed by many. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Norton Muelling - Phillips, WI

“Todd and Family. We are so sorry for your loss. JoAnne was a very special person and really made a difference with our son. She will be deeply...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Jeff, Lisa and Jarett Mueller - WI

“I am so sorry to hear of your recent loss. This loss will not only impact you but the villages of Fenwood and Edgar for years to come. JoAnne was...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: LeeAnn (Haupt) Shea - IN

“Todd and Family, We were so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was such a wonderful person. We will always remember her for her warm heart,...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Mike & Sally Boehm - Edgar, WI

“To the family of JoAnne Holtman. Your mother will always be remembered in our family. She was Dean's teacher in middle school when his family moved...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Dean and Maria Graveen and family - WI

“Todd and family Our thoughts are with you. We planned on coming to the funeral but the weather didn't cooperate. Know that we are thinking of you. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Sue (Holtman) Holm - Osseo, WI

“Todd and Family- Your mom was one of the most wonderful women I knew. She influenced so many lives in the Edgar area. Her smile was so special that...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: LeAnn and Rod Lang - Marathon, WI

“Dear Holtman Family, I've known Joanne my whole life, growing up and running around Fenwood. LeAnn and I would stop in to see her when we were kids...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Jackie Hagen - Eau Claire, WI

“Our family is so saddened to hear about the passing of Joanne. She truly was a special person who always let her soul shine through! Our son was...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Pam, Dave & John Literski - Edgar, WI

“Todd and Family, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She had a positive influence on so many youngsters in the Edgar area for generations. She...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Bob, Laura, Ava Tess - WI

“The Family of JoAnne Holtman, It is with a heavy heart that I would like to express my condolences to you. Nearly 30 years ago Mrs. Holtman was my...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Harvey Ebben - Waupaca, WI

“Dear Holtman Family- We are very sorry to hear about your mother and grandmother. We always enjoyed having her sub at our school, and we know she...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Lynelle Ellis - Edgar, WI

JoAnne Holtman

66, Fenwood, died Monday, February 23, 2009 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after a battle with cancer.
She was born July 6, 1942 in Phillips, daughter of the late Joseph and Anne (Stanley) Klepac. She married Arvin Holtman who preceded her in death in 2005.

JoAnne enjoyed fishing, gardening, crossword puzzles and playing cards. She loved spending time with her family and grandkids especially watching her grandson on Wednesday nights and taking her granddaughters shopping.

Survivors include her son, Todd (Sue) Holtman, Merrill; daughter-in-law, Kristin (Scott) Holtman-Funk, Stratford; 2 sisters, Jayne (Bill) Tomfohr, Eau Claire and Jean Dering, Wausau; brother, Ken (special friend Mari) Klepac, Phillips; granddaughters, Melanie and Heather Holtman, Merrill; grandson, Joseph Holtman, Stratford, and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Besides her parents and husband, Arvin, she was preceded in death by a son, Terry.

Memorial services will be 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2009 at St. John Lutheran Church, W1000 County Road N, Edgar. The Rev. Al Houts will officiate. Friends may call Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of services at the church.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at