Margaret Marie Holt

ULYSSES - Margaret Marie Holt, age 103, died Nov. 28, 2020, at Western Prairie Senior Living Community in Ulysses, KS. According to her birth certificate and the doctor, she was born on October 7, 1917. However; according to Margaret, she was born early in the morning and the doctor was confused on the date, and she was actually born on October 8, 1917, in Plains, KS, the daughter of Jerry and Alverna (Geisinger) Golliher.

Margaret graduated from Plains High School in 1936. She then continued her education at Dodge City Community College. She married Harold A. Holt on November 11, 1942, in Garden City, KS. On June 22, 1953, they moved into their home on Wichita Drive where she lived until two months ago. Margaret was a homemaker, was also the secretary/treasurer, for ten years.

Margaret is survived by her son, Ron Holt of Muscatine, IA; sister, Genevieve George of Edmond, OK; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Margaret is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold; son, Ernest Holt; sister, Agnes Salmon; and brothers, Leroy, Charles, and Robert Golliher.

Funeral service will be Dec. 5, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Ulysses, KS. Interment will follow at Ulysses Cemetery. The service may be viewed on Garnand Funeral Home Facebook Live. Arrangements are in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on November 30, 2020