Laverne V. Holst, 82, Huntingburg

Laverne HolstLaverne V. Holst, 82, of Huntingburg, died Monday (February 6) at The Waters of Huntingburg. She was born in Jasper February 17, 1934, to Edwin and Gertrude (Merkel) Heldman. She married Albert H. Holst June 23, 1953, at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg. He died Decemgber 7, 2012.

Laverne worked at Inwood for 27 years. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Holland, Jasper Moose Lodge, Rebekah Lodge, and Huntingburg Fraternal Order of Eagles. She enjoyed playing cards and dancing with her husband.

She is survived by two sons, David Holst and companion Marlene and Steve Holst and wife Sandy, all of Huntingburg; one daughter, Linda Gehlhausen and husband Mike, Huntingburg; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Willa Mae Underhill and Jeannie Messmer, both of Huntingburg.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Heldman.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Online condolences may be shared at Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial following in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. Rev. Debbie Roe will officiate at the service.

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