- Local Guide
Alverta Eileen Holsheiser, 95, a resident of Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community and, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died at 1:23 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community.
.She was born April 26, 1917, in Girard, Ill., the daughter of Vega (Shull) and Otis Riffey. On Dec. 10, 1937, she married Charles H. Holsheiser, and he preceded her in death April 7, 1999.
Surviving is a daughter, Carol Lynn Yost, of Celina.
Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Meyer Community Chapel on the campus of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, with Alvertaâ€™s two grandsons, Kyle Yost and Jason Yost, officiating. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Girard, Ill.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Otterbein St. Marys Benevolent Care Fund.