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 Reverend Canon Robert E. Holzhammer, the long-time public address announcer at University of Iowa football and basketball games, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24.  He was 92.
Known as ‘Father Bob', Holzhammer first handled the public address announcing at Iowa football games in 1974.  He added basketball announcing that same season.  Holzhammer retired from the basketball announcing in 1999 and called his last football games during the 2000 season.
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