|Left to right: Stella, Clyde, Russell, Omar, and Gertie standing in front of their barn in Pierceville.|
|"The Old Homestead" in Pierceville.|
When Clyde was about 13 years old, the family's house in Pierceville caught on fire, and the family Bible was destroyed. The two youngest children, Russell and Bertha, were carried out of the house and placed on a featherbed in the yard.
Clyde met Dola Worland at the United Brethren Church (now known as the New Bethel Church) in Pierceville. They were married on August, 30 1916. They had five sons and three daughters together. Four of their children (Ellison, Garnet, Marian, and Milburn) served in World War II. Milburn was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart after he was shot by a sniper at Iwo Jima.
|Stella, Clyde, and Gertie at their childhood home in 1968.|
Clyde died on December 26, 1980 in Greensburg, Indiana. All of the Holzlider siblings lived to be at least 80 years old and remained in Indiana throughout their lives.