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“to the Holtkamp family-I was very saddened to hear about the loss of Aunt Agnes. When the Lord calls our loved ones home, he leaves a gift of...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Scrivener - neice

“Our sincere condolences to the Holtkamp family in the loss of someone so special in your lives. Janet, your mother was an amazing, classy lady and...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Helling Tokheim - CA

“Holkamp family. So sorry to hear of your mom passing, but she lived a full life. So many memories of your Dad and visits with my dad up to your...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Vida Curtis and family - IA

“Hi: I am sorry tohear about your mom. Andy ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Shaun Andy McElwee - Freind

“We send our sympathy to you all. Agnes and Eddie were very special friends of the whole McElwee family. We have many happy memories together and we...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Bill and Mary McElwee - Waukesha, WI

“To all the Holtkamp family. You have my deepest sympathy. Your mother was a wonderful caring soul. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jeff W - Ft Madison, IA

“For the family of Agnes... Tim & I are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Deb LeMatty

8 of 13 | Posted by: VIRGINIA HEATON - COLUMBIA, MO

“My prayers and sympathy to Agnes' family and friends. I will never forget her and Ed being on the very first God's Portion Day for Aquinas. $48,000...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Msgr. John Hyland - Davenport, IA

“Connie & Ronnie and family. I'm sorry for the loss of your mom. You are in my prayers. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Bohnenkamp Hawes - IA

“Our respect and admiration for you is everlasting. Our love for you is eternal. You were our anchor and our light and we will miss you forever. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: The Holtkamp Family - IA - Family

“I'm gonna miss ya' Aggie! Love and God bless. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Loretta Walsinger Bailey & family - IA

“My deepest sympathy to all of you on your loss. My fondest memory of your Mom is Xmas at Grandma Zumdomes. Her divinity fudge was the best I've...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Charlene (Zumdome) Head - FL

Agnes Z. Holtkamp, 94, of Ft. Madison, IA, passed peacefully away in her sleep on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 8:15 a.m. at her home. She was born on July 5, 1918 in Fort Madison, IA to Herman & Catherine Wiggenjost Zumdome. She married Edward H. Holtkamp on September 9, 1941 at Sacred Heart Church in Fort Madison. He preceded her in death on September 7, 1995. She worked for the Sheaffer Pen Company before marriage and after, she and her husband worked their farm & dairy together. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Catholic Ladies Auxiliary, Daughters of Isabella and was a founding member of Aquinas God's Portion Day in 1975. She loved her family, her faith, cooking, gardening, dancing & baseball.
Agnes is survived by: 3-daughters: Joyce (Jack) Kirchner of Donnellson, IA, Janet (Ed) McKenney of Carthage, IL & Constance Hughes of Fort Madison, IA; 2-sons: Ronald (Deb) Holtkamp of Montrose, IA & Alvin Holtkamp of Fort Madison, IA; 10-grandchildren: Allan, Bruce & Bernie Holtkamp, Christy (Holtkamp) Schroeder, Jamie & Joe Kirchner, Joanie (Kirchner) Hawk, Nicole Holtkamp, Mikaela & Holt McKenney; 17-great grandchildren; 1-great great granddaughter; 2-sisters in law: Evelyn & Jeneale Zumdome of Fort Madison, IA and a number of nieces & nephews. She was the last of her family. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband, 1-son: Ralph, 2-grandsons: Adam & Justin Holtkamp, 2-daughters in law: Miriam (Menke) Holtkamp & Chris (Kempker) Holtkamp; 1-sister: Anna Moeller and 7-brothers: Joe, Louis, Aloys, Albert, Herman, Leo & Vincent.
Friends may call after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2012 with a rosary to be recited at 3:00 p.m., the family will meet with friends from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. and a wake service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday evening all at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Mark P. Spring officiating. Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery. A memorial has been established and contributions may be left at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory or at the church the day of the service. Online condolences may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website:

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