Holba, Daniel James
Birth: Tuesday, April 27, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska
Residence: St. Leonard, Maryland
Death: Monday, December 19, 2016 at the age of 73
Laid to Rest: Thursday, December 22, 2016 in the Asbury Cemetery, Barstow, Maryland
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Daniel James Holba, 73, of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away peacefully December 19, 2016 at his home. Daniel was born on April 27, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Stanley E. and Matilda Holba.
He graduated from Central High School in Omaha in 1961 and from the US Naval Submarine School in New London CT on September 23, 1966. Daniel served proudly in the Navy for ten years and received his honorable discharge in 1974. He severed on the USS Silversides 679, USS Snook 592 and aboard the USS Seahorse 669 of which he was a proud plank owner.
Daniel was an avid sports fan, with special interests in Capitols Hockey, NASCAR, Nats baseball, but nothing more than the Nebraska Cornhuskers. He also had a great love for dogs, especially his best friend Romeo.
Daniel was predeceased by his wife, Stacy B. Holba, a daughter Debbie Medina, and his sister Emily Homan. He is survived by his children, Staci R. Anderson, John O. Atwood, Terry L. Wilkinson, Elaine A Kelley, Diane J. McCallister and Rex E. Atwood. Grandfather of 12, he is also survived by 8 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Thursday December 22, 2016 at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD from 10:30 till the time of services at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Asbury Cemetery, Barstow, MD. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 274 in Lusby, MD. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.