Holstein, Everett Eugene

Holstein, Everett Eugene August 19, 1930 - November 14, 2019 Everett Eugene Holstein, age 89, passed away on November 14, 2019 at Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha. Everett was born on August 19, 1930 to Victor and Jessie (Marsh) Holstein. He grew up the youngest of 5 kids on a farm near Spiker, NE. Everett attended Spiker school until 8th grade, then went to Rose Hill Country School for the 9th & 10th grades. He attended Blair High one semester before his family moved to a farm near Arlington, NE where he graduated from Arlington High. Everett met the love of his life, Irma Holstein while attending High School in Blair. They would see each other at dances and started dating. Everett and Irma were married on November 12, 1950 and started their family on the Kennard home place of Irma's parents. A few years later they moved to a farm west of Blair and raised their four children, Cynthia, John, Neil and Eric. Everett belonged to the First Methodist Church and the Blair Grange. He served as a Washington County Supervisor. He enjoyed farming and raising pigs. He also enjoyed going on vacations with Irma and their friends and spending time with the grandchildren and great-grand children. In February 2005 they retired from farming but stayed on the farm until 2014 when they moved to town. In 2016 they moved again to Omaha to be closer to Neil and Eric. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irma; his parents; and parents in-law; brother, Howard and wife Faye Holstein; sister, Florence and husband Howard Nelson; brother, Warren and wife Ruth Holstein; sister, Hazel and husband Richard Appleby; brother-in-law, Vernon Arp; and grandchildren, Kiley Metzler and Jill Swanson. Everett is survived by children, Cindy and Rick Metzler of Verdigre NE, John and Mici Holstein of Ft Dodge IA, Neil and Kate Holstein of Ft Collins CO, and Eric and Lori Holstein of Elkhorn; grandchildren, Evie and Caleb Hedeen, Amy and Matt Pottorff, Mary Holstein and Rob Martin, Lanny Holstein, Martha Holstein, Joshua Holstein and Jonah Holstein; seven great-grandchildren; one step-grandchild; sister-in-law, Sharon Arp; and many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church in Blair or The Blair Public Library. FUNERAL will be held Saturday, November 23rd, at 11am at First United Methodist Church in Blair. GRAVESIDE SERVICES will follow in the Blair Cemetery. VISITATION: will be held at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home in Blair Friday night, November 22nd, from 6-8pm. Campbell Aman Funeral Home 444 South 17th Street Blair, NE www.campbellaman.com 402-426-2191

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