|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 2011|
Delores June Holtsinger, 90, formerly of 38 Kingsley Drive, died at 10:55 pm Nov. 6, 2011, at Ridgewood Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born June 29, 1921, in Ottumwa to James L. and Delila Jane Vaughn Smith. She married Francis A. Holtsinger Dec. 10, 1951, in Ottumwa. He preceded her in death on May 24, 1986.
A resident of Ottumwa all of her life, she was a 1940 graduate of Ottumwa High School. She had worked at John Morrell & Co. in the mail room. She was a volunteer at the Ottumwa Reginal Health Center in the mailroom and had also volunteered at the Southeast Iowa Blood Bank.
She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and King's Daughters.
Surviving are a daughter, Jennifer Brown of Ottumwa; a son, John Holtsinger of Ottumwa; three grandchildren, Allison Brown, Lewis(Megan)Brown and Sydney Hunt; a great-grandson, Skyler Brown; and a sister, Jennie VanZante of Ottumwa.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James Delbert Smith and Donald G. Smith.
Funeral services will be 10 am Thursday at Reece Funeral Home; Pastor Charles Comfort officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 am Wednesday with the family present from 6-8 pm Wednesday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church or Hospice, Ottumwa, Iowa.
James L Smith (1880 - 1951)
Delila Vaughan Smith (1889 - 1946)
Francis A. Holtsinger (1918 - 1986)*
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Nov 08, 2011
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