Holly Ann Lidy
Holly Ann Lidy, 14, of Mulberry Grove, IL passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am, Friday, November 22, 2019 at Mother of Dolors Catholic Church, Vandalia with Rev. Fr. Scott Snyder officiating. Interment will follow in Mother of Dolors Catholic Cemetery, Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Mother of Dolors Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Holly's name may be made at the FNB Community Bank, Vandalia. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com

Holly Ann Lidy was born on May 16, 2005 in Breese, IL, the daughter of David Joseph and Anita Sue (Rubsam) Lidy.

She was a member of Mother of Dolors Catholic Church, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Shafter Friends 4-H Club; she participated in student council, Code Red, club volleyball and traveling softball. Holly played volleyball, basketball, and softball for the Vandalia Vandals.

In her free time, she enjoyed going jeepin' and gator riding; helping with the animals on the family farm; playing with her dogs, Jack and Butch; baking; swimming; waterskiing; and playing whiffle ball with her cousins at family get togethers.

Holly was full of energy, had a wonderful sense of humor, and was a sassy-spunky little sister. She had a very beautiful and caring heart. She loved so many, and was loved by so many more. She will always be remembered for her gentleness, grace and kindness towards others. Most importantly, Holly had a deep love for her family and friends, and cherished the times that were spent together.

She is survived by her parents, Dave and Anita Lidy; brother, Matthew Lidy; sister, Morgan Lidy all of Mulberry Grove; paternal grandparents, Tim and Alice Lidy of Wheeler; maternal grandparents, John and Karen Rubsam of Carlyle; great grandmothers, Luella Buscher of Teutopolis and Stella Westendorf of Effingham; aunts and uncles, Bob and Marla Rubsam, Corey and Maria Eversgerd, Kevin and Nichole Lidy; cousins, Braden Rubsam, Logan Rubsam, Kyle Eversgerd, Avery Eversgerd, Nathan Lidy, and Brooke Lidy; and family pets, Jack and Butch.

She was preceded in death by her great grandparents, Paul and Kay Rubsam, Louis Buscher, Vic and Delphine Lidy, and Ferd Westendorf.
Published on November 19, 2019


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Deb Kelly
Nov 22, 2019
Dave and Anita,
I don’t have the words to ease your pain and sorrow. God only knows why and even though we have been taught not to question our Heavenly Father you are only human. There is no dought in my mind that God will forgive you ! I was unable to attend Holly’s services due to illness but I want you to know how honored I am to have known your “ tall brat !” this coming from”short brat “ Holly was a beautiful ornery soul !!! Be proud of the respectful, kind,and loving person that she was . Anita I would love to come visit or have lunch , or meet up when you feel up to it. My heart aches and is full of thoughts and prayers for you all !!!
With al
...l my love
Miss Deb
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