Flag Eagle

Milton Fredrick Holtdorf

July 9, 1938 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary Image


Milton F. Holtdorf, 83, of Spring Grove passed away on October 15th, 2021, at Geneva Lake Manor in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Born Milton Fredrick Holtdorf on July 9th, 1938, to the late Louis and Henrietta (Thies) Holtdorf in Salem, Wisconsin.  Milton served in the United States Army from September of 1957 till October of 1959, then went on to serve in the Army Reserve Corp. till September of 1963.  After Milton got out of the Army he worked as a lineman for an electric company.  On August 12th, 1989, Milton was married to Brenda Edelman in Richmond, Illinois

Milton was a man who loved to do anything.  He loved to go fishing, play pool, take long rides on is Harley, and vacation with his friends and family.  Milton was very proud of his 30 plus year membership in AA and was honored to talk about his journey whenever he could.

Milton is survived by his wife of 32 years, Brenda.  Two children survive Milton: Rick Holtdorf and Brandy (Anthony) Petrat.  Six grandchildren: Zayn Petrat, Alexandria Kochheiser, Skylar-Starr Petrat, Justen Holtdorf, Daniel Schaefer, and Samuel Schaefer, along with two great-grandchildren: Jorden Holtdorf and Jaxson Kochheiser also all survive Milton.

Family is planning to do services in the future.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family has asked that you donate in Milton’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.  A link has been provided below.

To post an online condolence please click the “Share a Memory” box on the left side of your screen.

Derrick Funeral Home of Lake Geneva is honored to be assisting Milton’s family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Milton Fredrick Holtdorf, please visit our floral store.


Family to do services at later date


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thoma Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

© 2021 Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy