Holst, Edith Estella – Obituary

Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon

Edith Estella Holst, 79yrs of age and a pioneer resident of Joseph passed away at Joseph on March 23, 1954. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hall and was born in White Pine Co, Nevada May 17, 1874.

In 1884 the family came to Oregon settled at Dry Salmon in Wallowa Co. They lived there for two years before moving to Joseph. On February 9 1893 she was married to Chas. E. Jennings. Four children were born, Shelba E, Getta E., Velma M., and Anah R. Jennings. Mr. Jennings passed away Aug 26, 1904. She built and operated the Jennings Hotel from 1909 to 1926 when she retired.

She married George Holst in 1909 and he died in 1923. She made her home in Joseph until the time of her death. She was and active member of the Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge No. 121 for over 50 years.

Other survivors besides her children are eleven grandchildren. One sister Mabel Engelhorn of Los Molines, Calif. Services was held at the Booth-Bollman Chapel in Enterprise and burial was at the Prairie Creek Cemetery.

Joseph Herald, Wallowa County, Oregon
Contributed by Julie Botts



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