Una Blanche Holt Una Blanche Holt (nee Davis) of Fortuna, CA, passed away of natural causes on April 21, 2014 at the age of 91. Graveside services will be held at Oceanview Cemetery in Eureka on Friday, April 25 at 11:00 a.m. Tommy Thompson will be officiating. Una was born near Donnelly, Idaho on August 6, 1922. She married Melvin Holt, also of the Donnelly area, in 1943 and the two were married for 63 years. Melvin passed in 2006. Una attended beauty college in Boise, Idaho and worked for over 10 years as a beautician. However, her primary occupation was a homemaker to her husband and children. Una gave birth to twin daughters, Marlene and Darlene, and two sons, Kenneth (Dean) and Michael. Marlene passed away in infancy. The family moved to northern California in 1953 so that Melvin could find work as a logger. She resided in her McKinleyville home on Bush Avenue for over 45 years and it was the site of many happy family gatherings and holiday and holiday celebrations. Una is survived by her daughter and son - in - law, Darlene and Bobby Steeves, of McKinleyville; sons Dean Holt of Meridian, ID and Mike Holt of Caldwell, ID; her 6 grandchildren; Teresa Holt Abbott, Cyndi Barclay, Eric Holt, Kari Holt, Bradley Holt, Brent Holt, and 9 great - grandchildren. The family of Una Holt wishes to thank the staff of St. Luke Manor in Fortuna for providing care in her later years. Please sign the guestbook at www.times-standard.com and click on obituaries.
Published in Eureka Times-Standard on Apr. 24, 2014