Daniel James Holba
April 27, 1943
- December 19, 2016
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
He graduated from Central High School in Omaha in 1961 and from the US
Naval Submarine School in Groton, CT on September 23, 1966. Daniel
served proudly in the Navy for ten years and received his honorable
discharge in 1974 as an EM1 SS. He served aboard the USS Snook
(SSN-592), where he earned his submarine dolphins. He also proudly
served aboard the USS Seahorse (SSN-669) and the USS Silversides
(SSN-679) - both of which he was a plank owner.
Daniel was an avid sports fan, with special interests in Capitals
Hockey, NASCAR, Nats baseball, but nothing more than Nebraska
Cornhuskers football. He also had a great love for dogs, especially his
best friend Romeo.
Daniel was predeceased by his wife, Stacy B. Holba, his daughter
Deborah Medina, his brother Robert Holba 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.
He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 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. Condolences can be made on line
by visiting: rauschfuneralhomes.com.