Christy L. Holteen
October 21, 1958 - February 17, 2022

Christy L. Holteen

Christy L. Holteen
Oct 21, 1958 - Feb 17, 2022

Christy L. Holteen
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Christy L. Holteen, age 63, of Boone, Iowa, died Thursday, February 17, 2022, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa.

No public service will be held at this time. Condolences may be expressed online at

Born October 21, 1958, in Boone, Iowa, Christy Lynn Holteen was one of six children born to Robert and Bertha Firnhaber. She grew up and received her education in Boone and was married to Ben A. Holteen on May 13, 2004, in Jefferson, Iowa.

Christy loved the company of her family and had a knack for making the holidays special. She also enjoyed an occasional visit to the casino and listening to her favorite song, Please Remember Me by Tim McGraw.

Survivors include her husband, Ben; two children, Benjamin Holteen and Angie Firnhaber, both of Boone; a grandson, Jonathon Gage Holteen of Des Moines; a brother, Mike Firnhaber of Boone; a sister, Cindy (Mike) Templeton of Boone; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Phil Firnhaber and Jeff Firnhaber; and a sister, Pam Anderson.

Ames Monument & Cremation Center has been entrusted with the care of Christy and her family.


Pam Claussen on Mar 16, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss. Christy always had a smile for everyone. Gone too soon.
Pam Claussen

Mike Nootz on Feb 23, 2022

This is a good photo of Christy, it's the way I like to remember her. She was a good person.

Candace stevens on Feb 22, 2022

I am so sorry for the loss of Christy. She was a wonderful friend even though we had not seen each other in years. My heart is heavy from the loss. Donna, Sue and I all have heavy hearts. RIP my friend. My thoughts are with family and friends.

Blue Robin on Feb 21, 2022

Julie, I'm sorry to hear about your cousin. My condolences to your family.
Robin Blue

Robin Blue on Feb 21, 2022

Julie, I'm sorry to hear about your cousin. My condolences to you all.
Robin Blue

Sara Jones on Feb 20, 2022

I'm sorry for your loss. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

Janet Schultz on Feb 20, 2022

Please accept my sympathy in this loss. Keep your loving memories close in your heart.

SANDI MYERS on Feb 19, 2022


Teena Ott Thompson on Feb 19, 2022

My thoughts and prayer for her family and friends. She was a wonderful person.

Debra on Feb 19, 2022

Praying for you and you’re family. I am sorry for your loss. The world lost a good women and the best slot machine winner.

Danielle Dawson on Feb 18, 2022

She was such a lovely lady. So sorry for your loss.

Danielle Dawson

rhonda jay on Feb 18, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.



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