Nancy Joan (Chism) Holler

August 16, 1941 ~ February 26, 2020 (age 78)


Nancy Joan Holler, 78, Denver, Indiana, passed away at 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at Hickory Creek of Peru.

Born August 16, 1941, in Miami County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Kelsie Homer Chism and Dora Louise Lane Chism.  She was married to Richard Eugene Holler on September 15, 1963, in Santa Fe, Indiana, and he survives.  

She was a 1959 graduate of Clay Township High School and a member of the Denver Baptist Church.  She loved to walk and spent many hours walking through her hometown.  

Survivors include her husband, Richard E. Holler, Denver; one daughter, Linda York and husband, Rick, Denver; one son, Richard L. Holler, Denver; three grandchildren, Sarah (Kevin) Moore, Chili; Rachel (Shaun) Edwards, Peru; Sean Holler, Williamstown, NJ; and four great grandchildren, Conner and Aubrey Moore; and Oliver and Zander Edwards.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Mary Etta Jewell; and two brothers, Sherman F. Chism and Morris “Dale” Chism. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, with Pastor Jerry Long officiating.  Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver, Indiana.

Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Sunday, at the funeral home. 

McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at 


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March 1, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

Funeral Service
March 2, 2020

10:00 AM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

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