MARIETTA HOLSTE, 91, of Bridgewater (Svcs. 1/7/13)


January 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MARIETTA HOLSTE, 91, of Bridgewater, died Wed., Jan. 2nd, at the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn. Funeral services for MARIETTA HOLSTE will be held 10:30-a.m. Mon., Jan. 7th, at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ south of Massena. Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle has the arrangements.

A family visitation will take place on Sunday, from 2-to 4-pm at the Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle. Online condolences may be left to the family at

Memorials may be directed to the Marietta Holste memorial fund, to be established by the family.

Burial will be in the Victoria Township Cemetery, with a luncheon to follow, at the Cumberland Community Building.

MARIETTA HOLSTE is survived by:

Her sons:  Clifford (wife Lil) Holste of Minden; Clyde (wife Sumiko) Holste of Austin, MN; Clarence (wife Gayle) Holste of Bridgewater;Cecil (wife Penny) Holste of Westminister, CO; and, Curtis (wife Jayne) Holste of Atlantic.

Her daughters:  Coretta (husband Kenneth) Andersen of Treynor; Carol (husband Ronald) Gilbert of Maidens, VA;, and Colleen (husband Fred) Mayer of Vero Beach, FL.

Her in-laws, 21-grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.