Doris Jean Holtz, age 81, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Lester Prairie, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at her home.
She was born July 17, 1929, in Lester Prairie, the daughter of William and Leona (Wiggs) Emich. Doris was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie.
She attended Lester Prairie High School.
Doris is survived by her husband of 35 years, Filbert Delarosa; her four children, Ricky Holtz of Huntsville, AL, Wendy Mathews of Mesa, AZ, Shelly Foltz and Paige Stephenson of Colorado Springs, CO; her sister and brother-in-law Eunice and William Ernst Sr. of Howard Lake; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Leona Emich of Lester Prairie; brother and sister-in-law Earl and Ethel Emich; sisters Ruth Brown of California, and Glenna Kohler of Winsted; and her first husband, Vernon Holtz.
Funeral services took place Saturday, Sept. 18 at Love of Christ Lutheran Church in Mesa, AZ.