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Barbara Holland


08/23/1931 - 03/18/2015 Obituary
Barbara Juanita Holland, 83, passed away in her sleep on March 18, 2015.
Visitation will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary in Bakersfield, CA on Sunday-March 29, 2015 at 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Graveside funeral service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary (Holy Cross Lawn) on Monday- March 30, 2015 at 10:00am with Pastor Steve Isenman officiating.
Barbara was born in Giraud, Kansas to Leslie and Irene Buck. She went to high school in Commerce, OK and moved to California in 1950. She worked at San Joaquin Memorial Hospital for 35-years and was well respected by staff and co-workers for her kindness, dedication, and work ethic.
Barbara was preceded in death by her husband William C. Holland, and parents Leslie and Irene.
Barbara is survived by her son Ron Conrow and wife Paula, daughter Barbara Jean Olguin and husband Joe all of Bakersfield, CA, and by sister Patricia Harris of Antioch, CA. Grandchildren Rhonda and husband Marc Schnaidt, Robin and husband Brandon Burman, Jacob, Angie, Jo-Jo and wife Amanda. Great grandchildren Traci, Allyson, Reagan, Jillian, Landon, Joseph, and Jullian.
Human words cannot express the loss of our mom, grandmother, and great grandmother to whom she dedicated her life. Perhaps Holy Scripture had mom in mind in the description of a "Woman of Worth" as illustrated in Proverbs 31:10-31. Although our hearts are heavy and we will miss you beyond words, we draw comfort in the promise of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, "In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you". We look forward to seeing you again in a far better place.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Optimal Hospice for their care and support for mom in her final days.
Luncheon reception will be held on March 30 at Hodel's (Harvest Room) located at 5917 Knudsen Drive at 11:30am after the graveside service.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 28, 2015
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