Funeral services for Verna M. Holub, 93, Enderlin, formerly Verona, were held Feb. 22, 2012 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Verona with Rev. Thea Monson officiating. Mrs. Holub passed away on Feb. 19, 2012 at Maryhill Manor, Enderlin.
Verna Mae (Pritchard) Holub, daughter of James and Irene (Lemna) Pritchard, was born on June 7, 1918 at rural Verona. She graduated from Verona High School and received a teaching certificate from Valley City State Normal School (now Valley City State University).
She married Arthur F. Holub on Nov. 14, 1939 in Moorhead, MN. They farmed near Verona. Verna was a 4-H leader for many years, taught Sunday School and was a member of the Verona American Legion Auxiliary and St. John’s Lutheran Church. Verna and Authur moved to Lisbon in 2004. In January, 2007 they moved to Maryhill Manor, Enderlin. Arthur passed away on Jan. 26, 2010.
Verna is survived by: three sons, Lewis (Ava) Holub amd Frank (Norma) Holub, both of Verona and Alvin Holub, Pelican Rapids, MN; two daughters, Rose Olson (Rick Hanna), Lisbon and Connie (Norris) Smedshammer, Verona; 13 grandchildren, including Keith Olson (Jackie Thomson), Lynn (Scott) Thorfinnson, Julie (Tom) Nord, Norma (Todd) Rasmusson, Neil Olson, Tod Holub, Tiffany (Randy) Heir, Teresa (Gabe) Line, Jody Smedshammer, James Smedshammer, Ashley (Eric) King, Nancy Nord and John Holub; 5 step-grandchildren, including Chad (Heather) Hanna, Lee (Jennie) Hanna, Kari (Brian) Gilje, Jamie Hanna and Chris (Kelsey) Hanna; 23 great-grandchildren; 9 step great-grandchildren; a brother, Willis (Mary) Pritchard, Oakes and a sister, Lorrell Brovold, Valley City.
She was preceded in death by an infant son; an infant daughter; a grandson, James “Dobbers” Holub; a granddaughter, Nicole Holub; two brothers, Leo Pritchard and Glen Pritchard; and two sisters, Dolly Pithey, Evelyn Wiemann and Doris Hintzman.
Pallbearers for the funeral were: Keith Olson, Neil Olson, Tod Holub, John Holub, Jim Smedshammer, and Shad Thorfinnson. Music was provided by organist, Marlene Dahl, soloist, Virgil Olson, and a special number by the grandchildren.
Interment at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery, rural Verona.
Armstrong Funeral Home, Lisbon, was in charge of arrangements.
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