Obit: Holt, Hilda E. #2 (1914 - 2005)
Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Holt, Roder, Krause, Schommer, Boushon

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) April 6, 2005

Holt, Hilda E. (September 2, 1914 - March 31, 2005)

Hilda Holt, age 90, of Neillsville, died Thursday, March 31, 2005 at the House of the Dove in Marshfield.

Hilda E. Holt was born on September 2, 1914 in the Township of Grant, Clark County, the daughter of Carl F. and Emilie A. (Roder) Krause. She attended Roder Grade School in Grant Township. Hilda was united in marriage to Merton D. Holt on June 18, 1934 in the Township of Grant. For many years she worked as a homemaker, raising her family. She also worked for Modern of Marshfield in upholstery for 19 years retiring in 1979.

Hilda was a member of the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton. She bowled for many years, enjoyed her flower gardens and doing embroidery and making woven rugs and card games with family. She spent many summer days enjoying time at Spooner Lake with family. She also enjoyed watching her cardinals and collecting figurines and pictures of cardinals.

She is survived by five children, Harold (Joan) Holt, of Sheboygan; Robert (Pat) Holt, and Gerald (Ruth) Holt, both of Spooner; Joyce (Jonas) Schommer, of Racine; and Carol (Ronald) Boushon, of Neillsville; and 10 grandchildren.

Hilda was preceded in death by her husband, Merton; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and seven brothers, Oscar, Krause, Ewald Krause, Reinhold Krause, Carl Krause Jr., Louis Krause, Martin Krause and Edward Krause.

Funeral services for Hilda were held Saturday, April 2, at the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton. Pastor Keith L. Lueneburg officiated. Music was provided by Marjorie Dahl, organist. Interment was in the Zion American Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Casket bearers were her grandsons.

The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Hilda’s family with funeral arrangements.



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