Gerda C. (Dierkopf) Holzli, 90, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at MidState Medical Center. She had been the loving wife of the late George Holzli for 45 years.
Gerda was born in Germany on December 13, 1930 to the late Fritz and Augusta Dierkopf and came to the United States in 1951 with her husband George. Gerda worked as a cashier at Food-Mart for many years. She enjoyed trips to the casino and playing Bingo. Most of all, she loved her family.
She is survived by her son Frank Holzli of Wethersfield and daughter Diana Pupecki and her husband Stanley S. Pupecki of Southington and 2 grandchildren, Heather Pupecki of Lake Balboa, CA and Derek Pupecki of Southington. She also leaves behind her sister, Waltraud Jahr of Ocala, FL, two nieces, Ingrid Houle and her husband John and Debbie Viola and her husband Fred, all of Ocala, FL and her nephew, Bobby Jahr and his wife Sandy of Southington. In addition to her husband George, she was predeceased by her daughter Marguerite Thurau.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Gerda’s memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St, New York NY 10016 or to the Salvation Army, 23 St. Casmir Dr, Meriden CT 06450.
Funeral services for Gerda will be celebrated privately. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.