Margaret Holder

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Margaret Bridgett Holder, 88, of Scott City died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born June 8, 1914, in East St. Louis, Ill., daughter of Sidney Fost and Rose Phillips Johnston. She and Ardell Anthony Holder were married Dec. 13, 1933, at Fornfelt. He died June 30, 1963.

Holder was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, VFW Auxiliary, and was a volunteer 20 years with Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Survivors include a son, Billy Holder of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Dora "Sis" Enderle of Scott City; a sister, Dorothy Schaffner of Belleville, Ill.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, 16 brothers, three sisters, and a grandchild.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Knights of Columbus prayers will be said at 6:30.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. David Coon officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.