Mrs Nelda Beth Kountz

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“Karla & Toni, I have so many fond memories of your Mother, I could never count them all. From her childhood, through her teen years, until she...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Earl Heithschmidt - KS

“Mom, I just want to thank you for your love throughout my life. You made such wonderful memories for us. Our childhood couldn't have been better. ...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Karla - Granbury, TX - Daughter

“To Toni and Karla,and family My heartfelt sympathy to the loss of your mother. You both will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Cathy Delahousie Norris - CA

“Toni, Thinking of you in this time of sorrow. May your heart be touched by the love you have known and joys you have shared with your Mother. My...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Byrum - Ahoskie, NC

“Nelda I will miss you. She was such a sweet lady. I met her many years ago as a fill in baby sitter shortly after Kay had passed. She always had a...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Debbie Passmore - Boron, CA

“Karla, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mom and thinking of you during this difficult time. I know you will treasure all the memories of her. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Beverly Knabe - Granbury, TX

“On January 23, 2013, our entire community lost someone that cannot be replaced. Mrs. Kountz personified friendliness and an exemplary character that...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Deric English - Boron, CA

“With sincere, heartfelt condolences for the passing of your Mom . . . May you feel the Lord's comfort and that of your family and friends during this...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Rick Amaro - El Cajon, CA

“Mom, you were more than a friend to me & I'll miss you always. I love you. Karen ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Smith - Virginia Beach, VA


Nelda Beth Kountz of Boron, 82, passed away Wednesday January 23, 2013, in Whittier, CA.

Graveside service will be January 30, 2013 at Mt. View Memorial Park in Barstow CA at 1:00 p.m.

Nelda was born March 9, 1930 in Gilmer TX. She married Jack Kountz , April 26, 1946 in Big Sandy, TX. She lived in Boron for the last 57 years and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Stars. Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Jack Kountz, daughter Sharon Kay Kountz, and her brother.

Survivors include her daughters, Karla Ross and husband Kevin of Granbury TX, Toni Howard and Charles Messina of Chesapeake VA, aunt Mary Earl Heitschmidt of McPherson KS, Sister Beverly Heimsoth of Fayetteville AR, 10 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital. Tribute file #32689336

Mead Mortuary in Barstow CA has made the arrangements.