Stephenie Michele Holmberg, age 37, passed away on September 25 after a 3 year battle with cancer. Stephenie was born in Corona, CA on June 29, 1977, to Michael and Nancy Fitts. She graduated from Corona High School and continued her education at Riverside Jr College and Long Beach City College. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Downey. She married Jason Holmberg of Downey CA in 2002.
Stephenie worked at Biola University in La Mirada California from 2002-2004, when she and her husband moved to Phoenix AZ where she worked in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office as a legal secretary until 2013.
Stephenie loved to travel, especially to Disney World and Maui, where snorkeling was her favorite pastime. She also loved the California beaches and desert.
Stephenie is survived by her husband Jason Holmberg of Maricopa AZ; her parents Mike and Nancy Fitts, of Downey CA; her sister Jeni Fitts of Downey CA.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix AZ or to coloncancerfoundation.org.
A memorial service was held at 11:00 am on Tuesday September 30 at Foothills Baptist Church in Phoenix AZ.
Published: Oct. 2, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 25