Obituary: Virtie Belle Holtzen

Virtie Belle Holtzen

Virtie Belle Holtzen

Virtie Belle Holtzen passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Kingman at the age of 89. She was born in Strong City, Kan., on Aug. 23, 1926.

Virtie was a longtime resident of Kingman and retired in 2009 from owning the Chaparral Restaurant. She was a member at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church and volunteered countless hours to God's work here on Earth.

She is survived by her son, Everett Burge, and his wife, Krystal; stepson Joe Holtzen and his wife, Naomi; stepson Dave Holtzen and his wife, Nancy; brother Junior LeMay and his wife, Barbara; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Holtzen, and daughter Sue Fox.

The family invites you to join them at Virtie's Celebration of Life Memorial Service at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 4045 N. Van Nuys Road, Kingman, AZ 86409.