Cora HOLTMAN, 99, of Lodgepole, died Wednesday, July
16, at the Miller Memorial Nursing Home in Chappell.
Cremation was held and a private family burial service
will be held in the Pleasant View Cemetery in
Lodgepole at a later date. The Holechek Funeral Home
in Sidney is in charge of arrangements. Cora Delia
(Kidney) Holtman was born October 17, 1903 at
Lodgepole, the daughter of Robert and Harriett
(Durkee) Kidney. She grew up in the Lodgepole area and
graduated from Lodgepole High School in 1921. On April
18, 1925 she was united in marriage to Gilbert “Gib”
Holtman at Julesburg, Colo. She and Gib enjoyed 77
years of marriage before his death on August 12, 2002.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband
in 2002; a son-in-law, Clarence Kripal in 1983; seven
sisters and two brothers.