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Obituary for Eileen "Lorna" Holtz

Eileen “Lorna” Holtz, age 95, of Sturgis, MI passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, MI.
She was born August 9, 1922 in Sturgis, MI a daughter to the late Carl and Minnie (Jewel) Weiderman.
Eileen has been a resident of Sturgis all of her life and graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1940.
On Dec. 8, 1946 in Sturgis she married Charles R. Holtz. He preceded her in death on July 19, 1982.
She was employed by the Kirsch Company in Sturgis working in the office but she was primarily a homemaker and mom who enjoyed crossword and jigsaw puzzles and loved her cat “Littleone.”
She was also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis.
Surviving are one daughter: Karen (Dr. Louis) Blesch of Sturgis; 3 sons: Brian (Darlene) Holtz of Vicksburg, MI, Lindsey Holtz and Patricia Coleman, and Kevin (Lynne) Holtz both of Sturgis; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Daughter: Laurie Holtz, Son: Dennis Holtz, Grandson: Bill Richards, 2 sisters: Doreen Frazier and Anita Stephenson.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., Thursday, at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091.
Services celebrating the life of Eileen Lorna Holtz will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis, MI with The Rev. Calvin J. Kolzow Jr., officiating.
Interment and graveside services will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. The family suggest memorial donations be directed to the Animal Rescue Fund, envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Her obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhome.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.


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Visitation

Thursday

24

Aug

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Service

Friday

25

Aug

1:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church

402 S. Lakeview Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

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