Virgil Holman

Nov 7, 2019
Holman, Virgil



4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Monday, November 11, 2019 at Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo


A private family burial will take place at a later date at Fairview Cemetery in Waterloo


May be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.


Virgil Holman, 96, of Waterloo, died Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Cedar Valley Hospice Home.

He was born September 3, 1923, in Quasqueton, son of Charlie C. and Bertha Gipe Holman. In 1949, he married Betty Jean Hanzlik in Waterloo; she preceded him in death September 26, 1995.

Virgil worked at Rath Packing for 23 years as a stamper until his retirement in 1975.

He attended Hammond Avenue Brethren Church and loved spending his time fishing, hunting, and camping.

Virgil is survived by two sons, Larry Holman of Nashville‚ TN, and David (Mary) Holman of Waterloo; daughter, Vendetta (Patrick) Dressel of McMinnville‚ TN; four grandchildren, Jamie (Elizabeth) Dressel of Sun Prairie‚ WI, Matt Dressel of McMinnville, Mark Simmons, and Don (Brenda) Simmons both of Waterloo; and one great-grandchild, Jacob Simmons.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; three brothers, Ray, Gerald & Charlie Holman; and six sisters Laurel Neff, Mildred Maire, Bernice Holman, Virgie Johnson, Lucille Herold, and one in infancy.

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  1. Bob/Rose Otters | Nov 10, 2019
    Our deepest sympathy to Virgil's family.

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