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Daniel J. Holzhauer

January 14, 1955 ~ April 15, 2018 (age 63)
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Daniel J. Holzhauer, 63, of Davenport, Ia., passed away Sunday April 15, 2018 at home with his family.

Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 – 7th Ave., Rock Island, followed by a memorial gathering and celebration of Dan’s life at 6:00 p.m. Friday at the Rock Island Eagles Club. Memorials may be made to the family to be designated later.

Daniel was born January 14, 1955 in Pontiac, Illinois, a son of Richard, Sr. and Irene Zivec Holzhauer. He graduated from Pontiac schools. He married Sherry L. Quinn on March 17, 2000 in Davenport.

 He served as a medic for over 13 years in the U.S. Army. He retired as a Sergeant and was known by those he served with as “Sgt. H”. Following his time in the Army, he received his R.N. degree from Scott Community College. He then worked at Bettendorf Healthcare Center.

 Daniel was a member of the Rock Island Eagles Club. He enjoyed travelling, fishing, golfing, visiting the casinos, cooking for family and friends, and a good bourbon occasionally. He was an avid sports fan, especially for the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, and the Illini. He loved his pet dogs, “Walter P.” and “Venus Lynn”.

 Surviving are his wife, Sherry, of Davenport; children (and spouses), Jason (Jackie) Holzhauer, Pontiac, Tiffany (Zack) Holzhauer, Davenport, and Taylor (Kara) Holzhauer, Davenport; grandchildren, Delilah and Harley Stiles and Lilly Lee; sisters, Patti (Jay) Hoover, Penny (Lyell) Howell, and Faye (Ed) Legner, all of Pontiac; and many nieces, nephews, and other family.

 Daniel was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Philip Holzhauer; and one brother, Richard Holzhauer, Jr.

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