Verla Hollar

Verla Joan Hollar Verla Joan Hollar, 74, Auburn, Kansas, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka, Kansas. She was born September 30, 1938, at Osage City, Kansas, the daughter of Arthur and Rebecca Briley Wright. She grew up in Osage City and attended the Osage City Schools. She married Clarence R. Dick Hollar, July 21, 1956, at Osage City, Kansas. They moved to Topeka where Joan worked for Hallmark Cards for several years and then as a Day Care provider. They moved to Auburn in 1978, where Joan was a sales hostess for Home Interiors and Gifts. Dick preceded Joan in death January 11, 1990. She also was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Loren Wright. She is survived by a daughter, Pamela (Joe) Calvaruzo, Auburn; two sons, Richard Rick (Suzanne) Hollar, Topeka, and Ronald Ron (Tamie) Hollar, Topeka; four grandchildren, Briley & Cory Hollar and Melissa & Megan Hollar. A funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church, Osage City, Kansas. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Kansas. Joan will lie in state from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, at Carey Funeral Home, Burlingame, Kansas where family visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to the Breast Cancer Society or Midland Care Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Burlingame, KS 66413. Verla Joan Hollar

Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Apr. 24, 2013