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LaVerne E. Holler


August 9, 2018

LaVerne E. Holler

LaVerne E. Holler, age 68 of Mazomanie, WI passed away from pancreatic cancer on Monday, July 30, 2018 at his home in the Township of Berry, with family at his side.

He was born on January 29, 1950 to Wilbert and Angeline (Haas) Holler of Mt Horeb, WI.

He graduated from Mt Horeb High School in 1968. Vern was a Sergeant (E-5) in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was twice awarded the Bronze Star.

He was united in marriage to Lana J. Koechel on November 5, 1977 in Middleton, WI.

Vern was a cheerful, humble, hard-working man who delighted in the company of his family and friends. He was a skilled carpenter who completed hundreds of projects throughout Dane county and beyond. He enjoyed building friendships as much as building homes. He was an avid downhill skier. Vern was known for a booming laugh, endless patience, and boundless energy.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Lana; children: Jake (Allyson) Holler of Madison, Matthew (Penny Rachelle) Holler of Cary, North Carolina, Emily (Jaye) Clemmons of Mt. Horeb, 8 grandchildren: Jillian, Brooklyn, Caitlyn, Zac, Bree, James, Mason, and Brady; siblings: Judy (Gene) Schwerdtfeger, Jerry (Caroline) Holler, Mary Breiby, John (Chris) Holler, Steve (Karen) Holler, Bill (Carol) Holler, Bob (Cheryl) Holler, Dan Holler, Sue (Rick) Sutter, Patti (Paul) Hellenbrand, Katy (Tom) Sutter, Joan (Mike) Sutter, sister-in-law: Carol Holler, a sister-in-law: Pat (Lynn) Alday, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by parents, infant granddaughter: Josie Holler, his brother: Dick Holler and brother-in-law: Jim Breiby.

Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at New Heights Lutheran Church, 1705 Center Street, Black Earth, WI with Rev. Barry Hoerz officiating. Visitation was from 3-7 PM on Friday, August 3, 2018 at the ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME,

1710 Center St., Black Earth, WI and from 10:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Military Honors will be accorded after the funeral services.

The family would like to thank those angles who walk among who made his last year a blessing: Dr. Nataliya Uboha and the wonderful staff of the UW Carbone Cancer Center; Dr Daniel Jarzemsky and compassionate staff of Agrace Hospice Care; and our heartfelt thanks to Patti and Paul Hellenbrand, and to the Gary Wendt family, for making his last wish, to remain at home, possible. 608.767.3684


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