Myrtle Alma Rose Holst

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Myrtle Alma Rose Holst, age 89, formerly of Midland passed away early Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Silver Stone Home, Denton. She was born on November 20, 1923 in a log cabin in Pennington County, SD to Freeman and Penila (Potter) Rose. She married Roger Duane Holst on June 21, 1951 in Rapid City, SD.

She worked in a variety of areas but principally as a long distance operator for Bell Telephone, an airplane relay tech during World War II and most recently custodian for her church. She also was a homemaker and mother of four.

She is survived by her four children: Diana Reaves and husband Bernard (Jack) of Aubrey; Duane Holst of Midland; Debra Holst of Dallas, and Dawne Holst Adamson of Roseville, CA and four grandchildren: Troy Reaves of Flower Mound; Denise Chambers of Denton; Michael Gratzinger of Bluffdale, Utah and Michelle Ross of Washington, D.C. and nine great-grandchildren.

There will be a viewing in Denton at Mulkey Mason Funeral Home on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. There will be a Memorial Service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chapel at 4805 Gateway in Midland to celebrate her life. There will be a gravesite ceremony June/July, 2013 at the Rose Cemetery, SD.

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