Virginia W. Holt, 96, Columbia, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Cedarhurst Senior Living in Columbia.
She was born Nov. 25, 1923, to Benjamin F. and Nora A. (Koepke) Olten, in Owensville.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth A. Holt, Feb. 17, 1944, in St. Louis.
Virginia worked as an administrative assistant and bookkeeper throughout her life until her retirement in 1993 when she relocated to Columbia to be near her family.
She was preceded in death by parents, Benjamin and Nora; husband, Kenneth; and sister, V. Wuaneta Olten.
She is survived by daughter, Patricia D. (Holt) Carlton of Columbia; brother, Robert L. Olten and wife Deanna of Union; grandchildren, Christopher H. Carlton and wife Jill of Minneapolis, Minn., and Tiffany D. (Carlton) Alexander and husband Tom of Chicago, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Bailey Carlton and Benjamin, Lyla and Samuel Alexander; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Graveside and memorial services to be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville.