Mark John Holthaus

July 1, 1948 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 71)


Mark John Holthaus, 71, passed away on January 27 at Valley Hi Nursing Home.  He was born July 1, 1948 in Harvard, IL, the son of Clarence and Louise (Burkemper) Holthaus.  Mark was cared for at home until age 25.  He lived the last 21 years at Valley Hi.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Nancy.  Mark is survived by siblings Richard (Kathleen) Holthaus of Monona, WI, Linda (James) Dolan of Manchester, IA, and John (Ellen) Holthaus of Glenview, IL, and many nieces and nephews.

We want to express our deepest appreciation to the staff of Valley Hi for their dedicated, respectful care of our brother.  We feel he could not have been in a better place.  We also appreciate the additional support of JourneyCare Hospice of Barrington, IL.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church in Harvard on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 AM.  Inurnment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.  A luncheon will follow at Angelo’s Restaurant in Harvard.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Valley Hi Nursing Home, 2406 Hartland Rd., Woodstock, IL 60098 or JourneyCare Hospice, 405 N. Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington, IL 60010.

Call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home for more info at 815-943-5400.

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Memorial Mass
February 8, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
206 E. Front Street
Harvard, IL 60033


JourneyCare Foundation
405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington IL 60010

Valley Hi Nursing Home Activity Fund
2406 Hartland Raod, Woodstock IL 60098

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