Irma J. Holle , nee Peterson, 99, of Herculaneum, MO, born Wednesday, February 10, 1909, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Saturday, October 4, 2008 in Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, MO.
She was the third of four children born to Axel and Minnie Peterson. Her two older sisters and one younger brother are deceased. She was born in E. St. Louis, IL and was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in E. St. Louis. She attended grade school and high school in E. St. Louis and graduated from high school in Febuary 1927. She and many classmates enjoyed reunion lunchs during the late 1970's and for several years after.
She married Wilfred Holle on March 8, 1941. There only son, Robert, was born in June of 1942. The family moved to Belleville and lived there for more than 20 years. Irma worked for several years at the Junior College in Belleville retiring in the early 1970's. She was an active member of Signal Hill Lutheran Church for many years.
Irma lived with her son and wife Evelyn for about six years following the death of her husband Wilfred in 1987. She then resided at Autumn Ridge and Scenic View Nursing Home in Herculaneum.
She is preceded in death by:
She is survived by:
- Son: Robert,(Evelyn) Holle
- Tim (Becky) Holle
- Shelly (Kurt) Haury
- Great Grandchildren
- Heather Holle
- Tyler Holle and
- Andrew Haury
- Blake Haury
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. John's Lutheran Church Building Fund in Arnold, MO.
Visitation: Friends may call from 10-10:30am Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at the Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home at 10:45am Wednesday, October 8, 2008 for a 11:00am Graveside services at Lake View Memorial Gardens Riess Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Jack Miller officiating.