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Della Virginia Fahsholtz

July 2, 1943 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 76)


Della Virginia, age 76, Entered into her eternal rest on January 30, 2020 in Clovis NM. Della Virginia was born July 2, 1943 to the home of Lorena and Walter Crocker of Abilene, Texas.

Walter was deployed overseas in Europe during this time as WWII continued.  Della moved with her family to Pleasant Hill, NM in elementary school and attended Texico High School as part of the Class of 1960. Della married Frederick Fahsholtz Jr., June 12, 1960 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  They became lifelong residents of Clovis, NM.  Della was a graduate of ENMU-Clovis nursing school in 1982.  She spent many happy years nursing in various facilities in Clovis, NM.  She later was an assistant instructor at CCC nursing school periodically.  Many nursing students were mentored by her at  the Clovis Hospital through their clinicals. Della enjoyed crafts, and the Antique Auto Club she participated in with Fred.

Della was preceded in death by her son,  Fred Fahsholtz III,  Nov 6, 2020.  Her husband passed on December 29, 2019, in Clovis NM after an illness.  She is survived by two daughters,  Penny Lynne Fahsholtz Burns and her husband Mike Burns of Clovis; and by Marla Beth Fahsholtz Simmons and her husband John Simmons of Lake St. Louis, Mo. She also has many grandchildren and great-grand children who gave her much joy in life.

Services are Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Steed Todd Funeral Home. Wayne Moore will be officiating. 

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Funeral Service
February 6, 2020

2:00 PM
SteedTodd Chapel
800 E. Manana
Clovis, NM 88101

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