|Let the memory of Andy and Agatha be with us forever|
Agatha Ann Holub was born on July 3, 1926 to Henry and Anna (Thiele) Venteicher near Pierce. Agatha attended school in Pierce and graduated from St. Joseph’s School. Following graduation, Agatha lived at home for thirteen years helping her mother care for her father, who was bedfast. Later, she worked several years at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Norfolk where she baked and did other dietary work.
On April 21, 1956, Agatha married John Andrew Holub at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierce. The couple moved onto the Holub farm southeast of Dodge, where she was a hard working farm wife and mother. Agatha and John “Andrew” have been living at the Golden Living Center in Clarkson since 2010.
Agatha was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, altar society, Christian Mothers, and a lifetime member of the Council of Catholic Women. She was also a member and past officer of the Dodge VFW Auxiliary Post 8597.
John Andrew Holub was born January 13, 1929 to Frank and Dorothy (Ruzek) Holub. He attended St. Wenceslaus Catholic School in Dodge, District 32 country school, and graduated from Scribner High School in 1946. Andy was drafted into the Korean War on March 16, 1951. He served in the 72nd Tank Battalion in Korea and finished his enlistment in California. Andy then returned to farm with his father and brother Ermin.
Andy enjoyed feeding cattle and hogs and doing mechanical work, especially on John Deere tractors, restoring several of them. He was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church.
Survivors children Doris (Ken) Tomasek of Dodge, Mark (Terri) Holub of rural Scribner (Holub farm place), and Jean (Tom) Teply of Clarkson; daughter-in-law Renee Holub of rural Scribner; twelve grandchildren Angela (Sam) Arens of Yankton, SD, Brian (Sheree) Tomasek of Blair, Christopher Tomasek of Lubbock, TX, Kayla Tomasek of Emmetsburg, IA, Jon (Megan) Holub of rural Scribner, Justin (Heather) Holub of Lexington, Paige Holub of rural Scribner, Dallas (Tammy) Teply of Clarkson, Austin Teply of Lincoln, Todd Teply of Norfolk, Maggie Holub of rural Scribner, and Amanda (Matt) Johnson of rural Scribner; three great-grandchildren Sophia Arens, Logan Teply, and Bennett Holub;
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