|Birth: ||Nov. 21, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 2010|
Elizabeth Kathleen Holman born Nov 21, 1918, passed away Jun 25, 2010 at the Verdi, NV home of daughter Tamara Baren, attended by family and friends. She resided in Nevada, the SF Bay Area, and Europe. You may have known this lively, unique, brave and beautiful lady by any one of her many different names. Maybe you knew: Elizabeth Kniveton, or Lizzie, in Texas oil fields with wildcat oilman daddy, Roy Kniveton and mother Madeline. From these years she carried a love of big events, the promise of the future, and a determination to never look back.
- "Libby" at the U of Texas pursuing a journalism degree.
-"Kay" while drafting at the shipyards in Richmond, CA in WWII.
-"Kathleen", adventuring with husband Steele Holman until 1989: to Mexico to film the volcano Paricutin & vacation, to the South Pacific to Truk, Micronesia, to Manila, the Philippines, and Waikiki, Hawaii while Steele worked for the federal government. Returning to Berkeley, CA they designed houses on Panoramic Way and Dwight Place. She raised three children, Rod, Tamara, and Sona, while managing a career in Bay Area real estate.
-Completing an Ancient History degree at UC Berkeley in 1969 during the Free speech Movement.
- "Happy" Holman spreading smiles as she pioneered building houses by Misfits Flat on Breakaheart Road, Dayton, NV.
-"Kathleen', solo in Paris in her late fifties, famous for hats and poems, or in Geneva, Switzerland, at 75, with her second husband, Gordon Cartwright, traveling Europe and Africa, reveling in the glamour of diplomatic highlife.
-In san Rafael, CA, heading down B Street for muffins every morning.
-In reno, NV at the seasons where she lived five years, loving the drama of mountain views, the valley's sweep, clouds above. No matter when or how you knew Kathleen Holman, the words "beautiful, Happy, adventurous, and kind" come to mind. We will miss her: daughters, Tamara Baren, Sona Holman, and grandchildren, Gabriel and Marika Baren.
Created by: Joe Gibbens
Record added: Mar 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66489616
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