Roger Holzman

Friday, March 10, 2023

Roger Holzman, 86, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Le Mars, and Omaha, Nebraska, died Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Houston, Texas.

Roger J. Holzman was born at home on the family farm near Le Mars, on July 7, 1936, a farm homesteaded by his immigrant grandfather from Germany.

He was the eighth of 11 children born to Frank and Josephine (Kemp) Holzman. Roger graduated from Gehlen High School in Le Mars, and Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He served in the U.S. Army.

His work career was as an accountant for a CPA firm in Omaha and as Director of Administration and Finance in Houston, Texas, with Enron Corporation for their international subsidiaries.

He was an avid tennis player and skier, often serving on the boards of each of these athletic clubs. He traveled extensively with the ski clubs enjoying skiing world-wide.

He is survived by sisters, Elaine Pew of San Marcus, California, Edna Holzman of Omaha, Nebraska, and Betty (Roger) Curry of Saratoga, California; and sisters-in-law, Marian Holzman of Alton, Lois Holzman of Le Mars, and Nancy Holzman of Le Mars, along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Marian (Irvin) Gotto and Joanne (Leonard) Anthony; brothers; Gordon, Clayton, Stanley, Marvin (Shari), and Leon; and brother-in-law, Bill Pew.

Memorials in Rogerís name may be made to the Houston Food Bank or Gehlen Catholic Schools.

A Celebration of Rogerís life will be scheduled at a later date with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Mauer Ė Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com.