Carolyn Louise Holst

Portland, Oregon

1950 - 2019


Portland, Oregon


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Carolyn Louise HolstSept. 28, 1950 - Dec. 22, 2019 Carolyn "Carrie" Louise Holst died peacefully in Prineville, Ore., Dec. 22, 2019, after a six year battle with metastatic breast cancer. Carrie was born the third of four daughters, Sept. 28, 1950 in Eugene, Ore., to Dr. William Donald Holst and...

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Carrie, you are missed! I have lots of great memories of our times painting (and laughing) together. You were an awesome watercolorist with the most original whimsical style. If anyone wants to know what you were like they only have to see one of your bright, charming, honest, lyrical and flat out FUN paintings. It was wonderful how you loved painting, your friends and your family. I'll never forget you ("Louise Boden"

So sorry to lose Carrie. She was always a bright spot in my life with her cute sense of humor. Will miss her alot.

Am sad to know that Carrie passed away and that we hadn't stayed in touch for some years now. I met Carrie through a former housemate's sister and she became the best ever cat sitter when I went on vacations. She painted a beautiful watercolor of my cats during that time, which I love. I stayed in touch with her until she left her job managing a frame shop in Hillsboro. I always thought of her as a character who was determined, feisty, kind and responsible. My thoughts are with her and her...

Rest In Peace dear friend. Sorry I didn't know you were struggling with breast cancer. Will cherish the memories we made together

I so fondly remember Carrie teaching Linda and I to dance in the upstairs of their often busy, busy home. My deepest condolences to family and those that are grieving her passing. Respectfully,

Ann Howard (Betty Zeigler)

My heart goes out the Family
RIP Carri, you will be missed

Carrie and I went to Roseburg High, graduated in
1968. You will be missed, such a lovely lady. Rest In Peace dear friend!