Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Doris M. Holtorf, 83, of Loveland, passed away on September 2, 2010. She was born on November 19, 1926 in Sweet Springs, Missouri to Lester and Maude (Johnson) Halsey. In 1934 the family moved to Loveland, Colorado. Doris graduated from Loveland High School in 1944. She went to work for Civil Service at Lowry Air Force Base where she met and married Richard L. List. They had five children. Mr. List passed away in 1966. She lived in Denver until all the children left home. She worked for Travelers Insurance Company and Mountain States Bank until 1984. While working for Travelers Insurance Company, she met Hans J. Holtorf, Jr. of Gering, Nebraska. They were married in April 1984. Mr. Holtorf founded a law firm in Gering and practiced there until he retired in 1991. They moved to Loveland and enjoyed retirement until his death in 1992. Doris enjoyed her family and her home. Since the death of Mr. Holtorf, she did volunteer work at McKee and various other places. She was grateful for the years she had with Mr. Holtorf. They traveled extensively until his death. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Loveland. She is survived by daughters, April Klein and husband Bill of Yucaipa, California, Cathy Boettge and husband Jeff of Fort Collins, Colorado, Lisa Mann and husband Bruce of Loveland, Colorado; sons, Richard L. List, Jr. and wife Chris of Jamesville, New York, Thomas List and wife Jane of Fort Collins, Colorado; brothers, Maurice Halsey and wife Shirley of Loveland, Colorado; brother-in-law, Bill Burchett of Wakefield, Kansas; and 11 grandchildren. Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Maude Halsey; husbands, Richard List, Hans Holtorf; brother, Hugh Halsey; and sister, Ruth Burchett. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 7 at Allnutt Funeral Service in Loveland. Inurnment will be at West Lawn Cemetery in Gering, Nebraska. Memorial contributions may be made to Pathways Hospice in care of Allnutt Funeral Service.
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