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Born: Oct 21, 1954

Date of Passing: Jul 13, 2017

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GREGORY JAMES HOLTMAN On Thursday, July 13, 2017, Greg passed away suddenly. He leaves to mourn in passing his wife, Bette; nieces Julie Kummen, her son Dusty, Karen Kummen Diak (husband JC), her sons Ashton and Joshua; and friends. Greg was predeceased by his parents Jim and Irene; and his sister Linda. Greg was born October 21, 1954 in Winnipeg. He lived his childhood in the house that his great-grandmother had built on Hull Avenue. He graduated high school from Glenlawn. Starting at age nine, Greg worked for the Winnipeg Free Press, starting with delivering papers and working up to driving complaints at nights and on weekends. Greg learned to fly. He completed his Private, Commercial and Instructor rating. Greg married Bette in 1978 and moved to Rosser, Manitoba. They started their own business 'Seneca Kennels' which continues to operate. Greg loved building, including his own home. He also loved to own and repair cars. Special thanks to Barbara Hamilton, business manager and friend, for her help throughout the years. A memorial service will be held at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 204-586-8044
Publish Date: Jul 22, 2017

GREGORY JAMES HOLTMAN On Thursday, July 13, 2017 Gregory passed away at the Grace Hospital, at the age of 62 years. Complete obituary to follow in Saturday's paper. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL 204-586-8044

Publish Date: Jul 18, 2017

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 22, 2017

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Greg was a very friend of Jim's and myself for many years. Greg and Bette were one of the happiest couples we knew, and it deeply affected us of his passing. Greg was a kind, gentle, loving teddy bear who will missed and loved by anyone who knew him. We will miss you Greg, and may you rest in peace. - Posted by: Joanne Fredericks (friend) on: Jul 27, 2017

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