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 Grace Lenora <I>Witter</I> Hollinger

Grace Lenora Witter Hollinger

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Death 3 Jan 2007 (aged 98)
Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA
Burial Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 17309578 · View Source
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Grace Lenora Hollinger, 98, longtime area resident, died late Wednesday at the Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center in Brush.

She was born March 1, 1908, in Lincoln, Neb., to James and Lottie (Miller) Witter. In 1916, the family moved to Simpson, 30 miles south of Brush, where they homesteaded 160 acres. She attended Woodrow High School and later Brush High School where she graduated. She attended the state teachers college later that summer where she received her teaching certificate. She taught school in the Burdett Community. She married Elmer Hollinger June 6, 1928. They later divorced.

Mrs. Hollinger was a member of the Snyder United Methodist Church where she also taught Sunday school and served on the Snyder Ladies Aid. She was a 4-H leader for a number of years and was a caretaker for several area residents. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, cooking and baking, and she was an avid writer.

Survivors include her five children, Robert E. Hollinger of Ranchester, Wyo., Bertha L. Woodward of Loveland, Irene M. Vancil of Brush, Mavis A. Falls of Waco, Texas, and Ellen L. Lisman of Torrington, Wyo.; one sister, Ada Schon of Colorado Springs; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Hollinger was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Doris Lindstrom, Frances Carr and Charlotte Krogh, and one great-grandson, Jacob Hastings.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9 until 11 a.m., with funeral services beginning at 11 a.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church in Brush.

Funeral services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in the Brush Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may make memorial gifts to the Jake Hastings Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Bank of Colorado in Brush.

The Heer Mortuary in Brush is in charge of arrangements

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  • Created by: Don M. Albers
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309578
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Lenora Witter Hollinger (1 Mar 1908–3 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17309578, citing Brush Memorial Cemetery, Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Don M. Albers (contributor 46637874) .