Daniel ‘Dan’ G. Bobholz, 58


Daniel "Dan" G. Bobholz, 58, passed away tragically due to an accident on Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

He was born on Aug. 5, 1952 in Beaver Dam. Dan graduated from West Bend East High School in the class of ’71. He served in the Army from 1972 to 1978.

Dan married Kay Bandle (nee Ohmann) in 1973. He worked at Cooleys in West Bend, Milwaukee Engine and Equipment, City of West Bend, West Bend Harley Davidson, and he was currently the owner and operator of Bobholz Towing and Recovery in Allenton. Dan enjoyed riding his motorcycle and hunting. He loved spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter, Elise.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessica (Ben) Jacobson; granddaughter, Elise; father, Maurice (Joan Brennenam) Bobholz; siblings, Curt (Sue) Bobholz, Patti Steinhoffer, Cyndi Lovett, Barb (Gary) Cross and Jeff (friend, Lori) Bobholz; nieces and nephews, Dena, Emma, Cody Bobholz, Greg and Glen Steinhoffer, Jennifer Zorn, Zachary and Courtney Cross. He is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his son, Justin Daniel Bobholz and his mother, Eunice Bobholz (nee Shultz).

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with Pastor Jonathan van Sliedrecht presiding. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 26 from 3:30 p.m. until the time of service at 6:30 p.m., also at the funeral home.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, (262) 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.