Marcella I. Hollmann


August 24, 1920 - December 31, 2015


Marcella I. Hollmann was born August 24, 1920 in Emery, SD, to John B. and Margaret (Schleich) Kayser.  Marcella was raised on the family farm, the oldest daughter of nine, she helped her mother with house work and the siblings until she moved to Mitchell and worked at various businesses on Main Street: Bushnell Bakery, a local cleaners, and Council Oakes to name a few.  She was a member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha business womens sorority.  She met Paul A. Hollmann from Armour, SD., at a dance, and married him on February 14, 1955.  She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and the Catholic Daughters of America.  Marcella became a stay at home mom and started her own business “Hollmann Upholstery and Drapery” recovering furniture, sewing drapes and clothing for others.  She enjoyed gardening and baking.

She is survived by her four children: Annette M. Kost, John L. Hollmann, Rebecca S. Hollmann all of Mitchell, Victor P. Hollmann of Mesa, AZ., one grandson, John V. Titze, one sister, Florence  Barfield, Jacksonville, FL., one brother, LeRoy “Pete” (Bev) Kayser, Mitchell, three sisters-in-law, Lois Kayser, Eleanor (Victor) Kayser and Gertrude (Bill) Kayser.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Paul, two sisters: Agnes “Tootsie” (Dave) Crouch, Amelda (Ty) Larsen, four brothers, Victor, William, Norbert, Lawrence (Rita) Kayser, son-in-law, David Kost and brother-in-law, Jim Barfield.


Tuesday, January 5, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Scripture Service ~ 7:00 PM
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Wednesday, January 6, 2016
10:30 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 West Cedar Avenue
Mitchell, South Dakota


Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Pat McMaster on January 4, 2016
My thoughts are with all of you and your mom. I would bet that grandma has greeted Marcella with a flood of love. Much love to you.
Posted by Donna and Stan Nelson on January 2, 2016
We were former neighbors and she always shared her garden withus..Both girls babysat for our daughter. Thinking of you at this time
Posted by Gregg and Jody Brower on January 1, 2016
John, Becky and family - Our sympathies on the loss of your Mom. May you be comforted by all the great memories you have and the knowledge that you now have a guardian angel watching over you and your family. God Bless - Gregg and Jody
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