Service Schedule...

Charles Leslie Holzschuh Jr.

Date: 02-02-2019
Time: 9-11 a.m.

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville

Date: 02-02-2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville


Family's Choice


Charles Leslie Holzschuh Jr., 90, of Owensville, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Frene Valley Healthcare in Owensville.

He was born on March 8, 1928, to Charles Leslie Sr. and Sarah Eunice (Krause) Holzschuh.

He was united in marriage on April 5, 1951, to Delsea Jean Weller at Poplar Bluff.

Charles had served his country with the United States Army and the Merchant Marines. He enjoyed farming, working in his woodworking shop, and watching John Wayne movies. He also loved spending time with his family and being outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Sr. and Sarah Eunice Holzschuh; wife, Delsea Jean Holzschuh; and sisters, Willadeen Carpenter, Adelene White, and Mary Jane Angell.

He is survived by his daughters, Melanie Kottwitz and husband George of Owensville and Melissa Howard and husband William "Bill" of Rosebud; sister, Adoree Brandt of Owensville; brother, Carl Holzschuh and wife Margaret of St. James; grandchildren, Joshua Kottwitz and wife Chandre of Pacific, Heather Giles and husband Spencer of Robertsville, Dakota Howard of Rosebud, and Clayton Howard of Berlin, Germany; and great-grandchildren, Logan and Lucy Giles and Charlize Kottwitz.

Visitation will be on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Memorial services will follow at 11:00 at the Chapel with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating with full military honors.