(April 4, 1969 – August 8, 2022)

Mary Suzanne Hagerty Holstein was born on April 4, 1969, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to William and Mary Hagerty. She had three sisters (Anne, Cathy, Cindy).  When Mary was 12, she moved to Golden, Colorado to live with her mother and stepfather, Craig Smith.

Mary was a natural musician.  While attending school in Golden, she played the tenor and baritone saxophones.  After high school graduation in 1987, Mary earned her Associates degree in accounting from Barnes Business College.  She provided accounting services for several businesses over the years including King Soopers.  Mary’s love for music never ceased.  She found her way back into music when she joined the Jeffco Community Band where she played the soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones.  In 1993, Mary met the love of her life, Daniel Holstein, who loved music as much as she did.  They married in 1996.  Mary and Dan enjoyed traveling and going to bluegrass music concerts together.  They became coworkers when Mary started doing the accounting for Dan’s business, Dan’s Piano Service.  Mary was an avid reader and liked to connect and travel with her book club friends.  She also adored her cats, Spike and Starburst.  Through the years, Mary met several people in band and through her book clubs who became her lifelong friends.  She will be greatly missed by all those whose lives were touched by her kindness, laughter, spirit, and musical talent.  Mary is preceded in death by her father, William.  She is survived by her husband, Dan, her mother, Mary, stepfather, Craig, sister Anne, sister Cathy (Scott), sister Cindy (Damion), and her nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of life for Mary will be on Saturday August 27th between 3:30 and 7:30 at:

The Kendrick Cottage at the Crestview Park
5414 Kendrick CT. Golden, CO. 80403

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations to American Diabetes Association.


2 thoughts on “Mary Suzanne Hagerty Holstein”

  1. Oh, Mary, I am sorry to see you gone so soon. I always looked forward to seeing you at PTG conventions. You brought a ray of sunshine when you entered the room. Ron and I send our condolences to Dan and the rest of your family. Thank you for all the positivity you brought to our lives and the lives of many others. Julie and Ron Berry

  2. Dan, I’m so sorry of Mary’s passing. Sounds like you had many wonderful years together and with a shared love of music.

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