September 3, 2014

Vera Marie Holseid

Vera Marie Holseid, age 96 of Lincoln, formerly of Perry, Iowa, died September 2, 2014.  Vera was born February 15, 1918 in Perry, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Ida (Klinzman) Laborde.  She is survived by her daughters Virginia (Gary) Thomas.  Carolyn (Gerald) Probst and Barbara (William) Blake; granddaughters Jennifer (Jeremy) Marlar and Angela (Trevor) Gensler; and great grandchildren Alexis, Blake and Wyatt Marlar, Brody and Tenley Gensler.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald Holseid and brother Kenneth Laborde.

Vera lived in Perry for 80 years before moving to Lincoln.  She graduated from Perry High School in 1936 and married to Donald on May 11, 1941.  She was a member of Community of Christ Church and for many years was a braille transcriber for the blind.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, September 5th at Community of Christ Church, 44th and South St. Lincoln.  No viewing/cremation.  Interment of ashes will be at Fairview cemetery, Lincoln.



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