Kristin Amanda Holcomb |

Kristin Amanda Holcomb


A memorial service is planned Sunday for Kristin Amanda Holcomb, who died July 10, 2007. She was 54.

Kristin was born Sept. 22, 1952, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to William and Vivian Tisher. In 1953 she moved with her family to Lake Tahoe, Calif., where she was raised and attended school. She was a graduate of South Tahoe High School, class of 1970. In 1985 she moved from Carmel, Calif., to Scio, Ore., with her first husband. Kristin remarried Monte L. Holcomb in Salem, Ore., on Sept. 20, 1995.

While Kristin lived in Carmel she worked at an artisan glass shop. Later, after she moved to Oregon, she worked with G.I. Joes corporate office for 10 years as a training coordinator. In 1996 she retired from working at G.I. Joes to be a caregiver for her father.

Her passion in life was her horses. She was well known for her love of artistic glass and her eye for beauty and art. She was a medicine woman who cared deeply and had a special touch that healed. She was an extraordinary gardener, fabulous cook, and skilled craftsman. She was amazing at repairing and renovating furniture and antiques.

Kristin is survived by: her husband, Monte Holcomb of Scio, Ore.; daughter, Jamie Gerson of San Francisco; sons, Errol Holcomb of Bremerton, Wash.; Derek Holcomb of Stayton, Ore.; Shawn Holcomb of Salem, Ore.; daughter, Danielle Nott of South Sioux City, Neb.; and her father, William Tisher of Scio; as well as a very large extended family in Alaska and California.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Vivian Tisher of Scio, and her brother Michael Tisher of Anchorage, Alaska.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at Nevada Beach, on the south parking lot side, in Round Hill, Nev.

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