Sharon Kay Holtz, 77, of Eldersburg, Md., died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at her home. A memorial service was at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, in Eldersburg, Md. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to WYPR 88.1 FM, Maryland Public Radio, at http://donate.nprstations.org/wypr/wypr-main-form. Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, in Sykesville, Md., is in charge of arrangements.

Sharon Kay Holtz, 77, of Eldersburg, Md., died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at her home. A memorial service was at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, in Eldersburg, Md. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to WYPR 88.1 FM, Maryland Public Radio, at http://donate.nprstations.org/wypr/wypr-main-form. Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, in Sykesville, Md., is in charge of arrangements.

Sharon was born Aug. 31, 1939, in Arlington Heights, the daughter of the late Owen Lorenzo and Buelah Irene Davis Sellers.

She had worked for the U.S. Government in foreign military sales.

She is survived by her sons, Thomas Drummond Holtz, and his wife, Rebecca Jean, of Jessup, Md.; and Matthew Taylor Holtz, and his wife, Wendy Ann, of Bristol, Conn.; sister, Kathy Roster, of Traverse City; and grandchildren, Alexander Owen Holtz, Douglas Edward Holtz and John Joseph Holtz.