Funeral Services for Barb Holdorf, age 83, of Wayne, will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Wakefield on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be at Concord Cemetery in Concord. She passed away on Tuesday at Countryview Estates in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Holdorf family for later designation. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Barbara “Barb” Ann Holdorf was born September 10, 1936, on a farm near Coleridge to Stanley Vern and Vergie Ione (Hutching) Starks. She graduated from Pierce High School. Barbara married Delmar Dean Holdorf May 11, 1954, at the United Methodist Church in Pierce. Through her life she lived and worked in the Wayne and Concord areas. She was employed at Wayne State College.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Delmar; their children, Delmar Dean “Ricky” (Connie) Holdorf of Wayne and Cynthia “Cindy” (Doug) Echtenkamp of Wayne; eight grandchildren; twenty four great-grandchildren; brothers, Darrell Starks of Elkhorn, Jim (Carol) Starks of South Sioux City, and Virgil (Bing) Starks of Omaha; sister-in-law, Sandy Starks of Elkhorn; nieces and nephews.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; son, Charles “Chuck” Jon Holdorf; daughter, Pamela “Pam” Jean (Larry) Jepsen; grandson, Chad R. Hunt; siblings, Gordon (Irene) Starks, Norma (Albert) Linafelter, Don Starks; and infant sister, Baby Judy; and sister-in-law, June Starks.