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Vera Holt

Birth Date: June 17, 1925
Death Date: December 24, 2017

Vera Holt, 92, of Decatur, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Sunday, December 24, 2017, at 3:30 a.m. in her home.

Vera was born June 17, 1925, in Swanton Morley, Norfolk, England, the daughter of Percy and Ellen Ethel Marsham. She married Lawrence Holt, May of 1944. He preceded her in death in 1995.

She leaves behind her son, Robert (Sue) Holt, daughter, Ann (Ed) Martin, granddaughters Vanessa Tennyson, Shawn Chandler, Julie Lewis, Cherie (Scott) McIntyre, and Sara Martin; 8 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Our family would like to thank Harbor Light Hospice for their outstanding nurses and their care during the last several weeks.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at a later date.

The family of Vera Holt is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home, 2801 N. Monroe St. Decatur, IL. Please view the obituary online, send condolences, and share memories at

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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  1. So sorry to hear about your dear mother Vera. My mother,Helen Rentfro, had been her hair stylist in the past for many years. I know they enjoyed each others company for a long time, several years back. I remember Vera in the salon, such a jewel she was. Thinking of all of you.
    Toni(Rentfro) Osseck

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