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Elisabeth Von Holst

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Elisabeth Von Holst

July 30, 1935 - December 8, 2019


Elisabeth was born in Damm in East Prussia, Germany. She was the fifth child of six of Eberhard and Elisabeth Ochs. She taught in Van Anda and Cranberry elementary schools and substitute taught around Powell River for many years. Elisabeth was predeceased by her parents, brother, three sisters and her husband of 46 years Dieter in 2002. She is survived by Margarete Skorey (Roger), Karin Shepherd (Rob), Martin von Holst (Carol), eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Elisabeth was an active community member and volunteered with different organizations until recently.


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From: Stubberfield Funeral Home

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From: Sandra Tonn
Relation: Memoir Writing for Seniors program

I will very much miss Elisabeth’s presence, stories, resiliency, and sense of humour. I am so glad our paths crossed.

From: Sheila Parks
Relation: Forty years

I am so sorry Margarete, l can’t imagine the heartbreak you and your family are feeling at this sad sad time. I knew you and your precious mom from skating. She was such a sweet and Wonderful Lady . My mom (Shirley Leach ) thought the world of her. With prayers and love Sheila Leach.

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
December 14, 2019
Beginning at 12:00pm

Faith Lutheran Church
4811 Ontario Avenue
Powell river, BC Canada V8A 5B9

4811 Ontario Avenue
Powell river, BC Canada V8A 5B9

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In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Powell River Hospice Society.

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