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Virginia Elizabeth Oltmans


1916 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Virginia Elizabeth Oltmans Obituary
August 22, 1916 - March 17, 2017 Virginia Elizabeth Briggs was born in Caldwell, ID, on August 22, 1916. Bette passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017 in La Quinta, CA, at the age of 100. She was a longtime resident of San Marino, CA, where she raised her four children and had resided in La Quinta, CA, since 1986. Family and friends were her passion and joy. She was an avid gardener, nurturing beautiful rose gardens throughout her years and enjoyed playing bridge with her family and friends. Bette is survived by her four children: Joseph Oltmans II (Annette) of Newport Beach, CA, Nancy Oltmans Bosworth (Sandy) of La Quinta, CA, Donald Oltmans of Irvine, CA, Jeanne Oltmans Flood of Newport Coast, CA, and her five grandchildren: Virginia Perrigue, Laurie Newberry of Haskell, TX, Joseph Oltmans III of Newport Beach, CA, James Flood (Kerry) of Redmond, WA, and Ashley Flood of Santa Barbara, CA. She is survived by six great-grandchildren: Katie and Tyler Newberry of Haskell, TX, Elizabeth, Grace, Thomas and William Oltmans of Newport Beach, CA, and their grandmother Elizabeth Hopkins Oltmans of Newport Beach, CA. She is also survived by her niece Caroline Briggs Bigler (James) of Portland, OR. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her over the last years. No service will be held at her request.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Mar. 29 to Apr. 7, 2017
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