Marie Bernadine Gehrken Holbrook, age 59, of Somerset, KY, departed this life on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Marie (Dina) was born on February 21, 1957 in West Palm Beach, FL to the late Rudolph Christian Gehrken and Marie VanSlembrouck Gehrken. She was a mother, cosmetologist, and animal lover.

Marie is survived by her daughter, Christina Marie Holbrook and her two sons, Robert Charles Holbrook Jr. and Kenneth Lee Chrisman Jr. all of West Palm Beach, FL; two sisters, Jenelle Rose Flowers of Dallas, TX and Patricia Smith of West Palm Beach, FL; and four grandchildren, Robert Holbrook III, Bradley Holbrook, Audree Lee Smith, and Willow Merante.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Chrisman; a brother, Bub Gehrken; and a sister, Sylvia Jensen.

A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.

The family request expressions of sympathy to be made to the Somerset Animal Shelter.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Marie Bernadine Holbrook.