Anthony “Tony” D. Holub, 44, a lifelong resident of rural Center Point, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, following a sudden illness. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Urbana, by Father David Ambrosy. Visitation was at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Center Point. Burial was in Greens Grove Cemetery, Center Point.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; mother, Mary (Bill) Schipper of Delhi; father, Virgil (Janie) Holub of Swisher; son, Matt Holub of Center Point; brother, Thomas (Marci) Holub of Solon; sisters, Terri (Kenny) Jones of Walker and Traci (Steve) Warren of Arvada, Colo.; mother-in-law and father-in-law Jack and Eva Jane Hoglan of Independence, Iowa; five nieces and nephews; many close relatives; and three special four-legged friends, Katie, Howwe and Sandy.
On Sept. 27, 1964, Tony was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Virgil Holub and Mary (Mathews) Schipper. He graduated from Center Point High School in 1983. Tony was united in marriage to Cheryl Hoglan at sea on Sept. 9, 2007. He was a farmer who loved the rural life, working outdoors, farming, hunting and traveling with his wife.
Tony especially enjoyed traveling with his wife. He was always available and often called upon to help family, friends and neighbors. Tony had a wonderful laugh and used it often.
A memorial fund has been established in Tony’s memory.
Please sign the online guest book for Tony at www.murdochfuneralhome.com  under obituaries.