Therese Marie (Baril) Holz, 86, died Oct. 18, 2011.
She was born April 11, 1925, in Red Lake Falls, Minn. She lived 50 years in Washington, including 10 in Buckley. She married Howard W. Holz on June 15, 1944, attended business school and worked as a secretary at Boeing for 28 years until retiring in 1985. She attended St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Buckley and was a member of the Legion of Mary.
She is survived by children Howard Jr., John, Steve, Jay, Rosanne, Laurie, Patrice and Janine; sister Judy Leikam; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and son Terrance.
A service took place Oct. 25 at St. Aloysius and burial was at Gethsemane Cemetery in Federal Way.
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Some Black Diamond residents have been the target of a recent phone scam by an individual that identifies themselves as a police officer, at times using a legitimate officer’s name.