Georgia Ann Holder |  obituaries

Georgia Ann Halter, 96, died on May 2, 2023 in the Villages at Oak Ridge in Washington.

Georgia was born in Vincennes on March 28, 1927 to George Otto and Bertha Marie (Oexmann) Evans.

She was a graduate of Lincoln High School and the Good Samaritan Nurses Training Program, where she later worked as a registered nurse and later in Dr. Herbert Chattin worked.

Georgia was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Vincennes, where she was an active member, served in the LWML and the Altar Guild, and had many dear friends. Georgia was an avid genealogist. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), wrote and published two genealogical family histories, and attended the Vincennes Rendezvous. Georgia was a devoted wife and mother, loved her grandchildren, and her charm, wit, wisdom, and thoughtfulness endeared her to family and friends. After her husband retired, they were able to travel frequently and see much of Europe. She often said that ocean cruises are her favorite. She also loved to play cards and spent many cozy evenings with friends and family.

Georgia preceded her 66-year-old husband Joseph A. Halter in death; daughter, Lynne Allison (Halter) Stefanik; and sister, Helen (Herbert) Hacker.

She is survived by two sons, Michael J. Halter of Clarkston, Washington and Mark D. Halter of Denver, Colorado; a son-in-law, Andrew Stefanik; two grandchildren, Amanda (Stefanik) Mendoza and Drew Stefanik of Chicago, Illinois; and a niece, Peggy (Evans) Ford of Nokomis, Florida.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on May 13 at the Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St., with Rev. Ron Maxwell officiating and burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. The visit will take place on May 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to Lutheran Hour Ministries.