Wiladene Holsinger, 68, of Strawberry Ariz., died Aug. 5, 2001. She was a fourth generation Arizonan, born May 17, 1933, in Eagar, Ariz.
Mrs. Holsinger was retired from the Phoenix Union High School District. She was a dedicated wife and mother, and dearly loved and respected matriarch of her extended family. She honorably served in several auxiliary positions within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Survivors include one daughter, Sheryl Runo of Phoenix; one son, Craig Holsinger of Avondale; four sisters, Wanda Skousen and Madeline Briscoe of Mesa, Collene Burt of Phoenix, and Minor Lloyd Hall of Eagar; and four grandchildren: Alyson, Erin, Gary and Daniel, all of Phoenix.
Mrs. Holsinger was preceded in death by her husband Elmer Holsinger.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pine, Ariz., with funeral services following at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at the Pine Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.