Floyd Dale Holtzman, son of Omer & Jennie (Kinder) Holtzman, was born May 1, 1927 at Mt. Ayr, Iowa. Dale enlisted in the military but was soon honorably discharged due to health reasons. Dale retired as truck driver, most recently driving for Five Star Trucking. Dale lived in Council Bluffs before moving back to Mount Ayr five years ago. Dale passed away on January 14, 2007 at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents; 2 brothers Bobby & Elmer Holtzman; 3 sisters Donna Drake, Irene Feuring, and Bonnie Holtzman; 4 brothers-in-law Bill Johnson, Rolland Powell, Robert McCoy, and Bob Sickels.
Survivors include his companion Carrie Holtzman of Mt. Ayr; 5 sisters Helen (Charles McGahuey of Mt. Ayr, Bernice McCoy of Des Moines, Nina Powell of Mt. Ayr, Lois Johnson of Mt. Ayr, and Linda Sickels of Creston; sister-n-law Helen Holtzman of Pennsylvania; 2 brothers-in-law Richard Drake of Mt. Ayr and Elmer Feuring of Winterset; nieces, nephews and other relatives.