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Bill Birkenholz04/20/1972
Funeral services for Billy Joe Birkenholz, who died on April 20, 1972, were held on April 22, 1972, at the Williams Funeral Home with Rev. John Kakac officiating.

The burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.

Casketbearers were Lowell Steele, James Buntenbach, Lloyd Hedrick Jr.,
Dan Clark, Mark Pate, and Jerry Glenn. Mrs. Guy Anderson, organist accompanied Richard Hunt, soloist. Flowers were arranged by Mrs. Lowell Steele and Mrs. Russell Clubb.

Billy Joe, son of George Edgar and Sylvia Briggs Birkenholz, was born May 14, 1949, in Oskaloosa. He was a 1967 graduate of Knoxville High School and was employed in Fort Dodge. He was preceded in death by his father.

Surviving are his mother Sylvia Birkenholz of Knoxville, brothers, Doyle of Tulsa, Okla. and Irvin of Tracy; sister,
Mrs. Carl (Linda) Worthington of Tracy; two nieces and two nephews.