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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 8:00 PM

June 16, 1919-May 12, 2014

DELPHOS — Helen M. Holdgreve, 94, of Delphos died at 11 a.m. Monday at Van Wert Manor.

She was born June 16, 1919, in Fort Jennings to Victor and Emma (Rode) Calvelage, who preceded her in death.

On July 3, 1940, she married Raymond J. Holdgreve, who died July 15, 1996.

Survivors include three sons, Edwin (Marilyn) Holdgreve and Jim (Kathy) Holdgreve of Delphos and Donald (Lynnette) Holdgreve of Van Wert; two daughters, Mary Jane (Tom) Osting of Delphos and Eileen (Howard) Klaus of Venedocia; a brother, Robert “Mike” Calvelage of Scottsdale, Arizona; two sisters-in-law, Elda Calvelage and Henrietta Calvelage; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Wilfred, Tom and Leonard Calvelage; two sisters, Viola Pohlman and Lucille Bowden; and a granddaughter-in-law, Peggy Osting.

Mrs. Holdgreve was a housewife and member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and its CLC.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. David Reinhart officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to St. John’s Parish Foundation or St. John’s Teacher’s Endowment.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 7:25 PM

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