Obituary – Dennis Bockholt

Dennis Bockholt

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Dennis Bockholt, 55, San Francisco, Calif., formerly of Crofton, died unexpectedly Dec. 10, 2010, at his residence.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at church.

A Memorial Mass was held April 16 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Constance, with the Rev. David Fulton officiating.

Burial of his ashes was in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Constance.

Tim Bockholt will be a pallbearer.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.

Dennis was born Oct. 22, 1955, in Yankton, S.D., to Sylvester “Sal” and Catherine (Ausdemore) Bockholt.  He grew up on the family farm near Constance and graduated from Crofton High School in 1974.  He married Jo McGrath July 11, 1981, in Denver, Colo.

Survivors include his mother, Catherine Bockholt, Crofton; wife, Jo Bockholt, Denver, Colo.; son, Kyle Bockholt, U.S. Army; brother, Robert and Karen Bockholt, Littleton, Colo.; five sisters, Jane and Gordon Olson, Mission Hill, S.D.; Patricia Bockholt, Omaha; Arlene Gerlach, Santa Clara, Calif.; LeAnn and Roger Schieffer, Crofton; and Alice Slechta, Omaha.

He was preceded in death by his father, Sylvester Bockholt, and sister, Michele Bockholt.