Robert D. Holty, Edgerton, WI
October 13, 1943 - October 27, 2017
Robert D. Holty, age 74, of Edgerton, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Friday, October 27, 2017, at home. He was born on October 13, 1943, in LaCrosse, WI, the son of David and Arlene (Tikal) Holty. Bob went to Caledonia High School and later joined the US Army, where he served in Germany. He moved to Janesville when he met the love of his life, Jennie Johnson and they were married on June 15, 1969, in Caledonia, MN. He was employed at GMAD for 37 years as a dent repairman. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with family and friends. Bob loved and enjoyed the water and boating with family and friends. Most of all he totally enjoyed time with his family. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Janesville, Moose Club and the American Legion.
Bob is survived by, his wife, Jennie; a son, Daniel (Kristin) Holty of Janesville; grandchildren: Jessica Holty, Chad Holty, Jordan (Ross) Dunphy, Riley Ransom, Hunter Holty and Brianna Holty; great grandchildren: Brooklyn, Bentley and Colton; siblings: Gail (Ron) Modjeski of Winona, MN, Arnet Holty of Black River Falls and Tim (Donna) Holty of Meridian, ID; sister in law, Ruth Holty; godson, Alan Holty; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Chad; his parents; and two brothers, John and Allen Holty.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 6, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Church, Janesville, with Rev. Bond Haldeman presiding. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 3:00 pm at Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Janesville. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials are preferred to the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com