Martha Holzworth Obituary

Martha Walsh Holzworth
Martha Holzworth
Martha Walsh Holzworth

February 14, 2010
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Martha Holzworth, 75, surrounded by her loving family went home to be with Our Lord on Sunday, February 14, 2010.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church with private family interment at a later date.

Martha held many positions including President in both the Iowa Medical Auxiliary and Polk County Medical Auxiliary. She was a lifelong volunteer for many organizations. Her interests included Antiques and Bridge. She held Master Angler awards in Walleye, Northern Pike and White fish. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeye and Drake Relays Fan.

Survivors include her husband Dr. Paul Holzworth. Her children Michael (Kathy) Holzworth, Mary Holzworth, Stephen Holzworth of Chandler, AZ, Sheila Holzworth, Kevin (Carla) Holzworth of Monroe, OR, Timothy (Tina) Holzworth. Grandchildren Stephanie (Jermone) Miller, John Pizinger, Jordan Pizinger, Victor Holzworth, Maggie Holzworth, Jessica Hartgers, Hope Holzworth, Hugh Holzworth and great -grandchildren Kaden and Brody Miller.

She was preceded in death by her parents Victor (Bud) and Mary Walsh; her sister Diane Baumhover.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tom Buroker and his staff along with the staff at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, John Stoddard Cancer Center, Iowa Home Health Care and Iowa Home Health Care Hospice for their care. They would also like to thank their many friends for their prayers, love and support.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Dowling Catholic High School in her memory.

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St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
10:30 AM