Twila June Holtz , age 74, of Sidney, NE passed away in her home on Monday, February 6, 2023. A luncheon will be held at 12:00 P.M. followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, February 13, 2023 at Light Memorial Presbyterian Church in Sidney, NE with Pastor Tom Waddell officiating.  Services will conclude at the church with Cremation and Burial to follow at a later date.  Services will be livestreamed on the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel Facebook page and recorded for later viewing on our website. 

     Friends may stop at Light Memorial Presbyterian Church prior to the service on Monday from 1-2:00 P.M. to leave condolences for the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the Alzheimers Association at

            You may view Twila’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at  Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Twila’s care and funeral arrangements.

     Twila was born June 18, 1948, in Sidney, NE, to Harold and Vivian (Durnell) Miller. Twila spent her entire 74 years residing in Sidney. She married her high school sweetheart, Mike Holtz, on June 22, 1965 and graduated from Sidney High School in 1966. They were blessed with three children which they raised in Sidney. Twila was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she found joy in taking care of her family, spending time with friends and being involved in her church community. 

     She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Mike Holtz, her children, Chris and wife Jenn Holtz, Tena and husband Matt Talhelm, and Jamie Holtz all of Sidney, NE. Sisters, Barb and husband Gary Hawkins of Sidney, Carol and husband Jack Schneider of Lincoln, NE and brother Roy and wife Sue Miller of Colorado Springs, CO. Sisters in law, Joan Allgood of Springhill, FL, Jane Sharp of Wichita, KS, and Judy and husband Terry Maune of Kendall, KS. Grandchildren Natausha and husband Daniel Guelzow of Aurora, CO, Bradey Holtz and fiancé Coley Smith, Zachary Holtz and girlfriend Paige Dettmer, Wyatt and Liam Talhelm and great granddaughter Scout Holtz all of Sidney. Special friends Sharon and Dave Guszak of Sterling, CO and many nieces, and nephews.

     She is preceded in death by her parents Harold and Vivian Miller and her parents in law Wayne and Teresa Holtz.