In Loving Memory of Kenneth A. Von Holtz

October 07, 1944
Bridgeport, CT
July 30, 2018
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Private Services


Family Gathering


Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Grand Central Station,
P.O. Box 4777,
New York,
NY 10163-4777

Kenneth A. Von Holtz

Kenneth A. Von Holtz, age 73, of Fairfield, beloved husband of the late Betsey Von Holtz, passed away peacefully Monday, July 30, 2018 in his home. Born in Bridgeport, the son of the late Theodore and Hilda Von Holtz, he had been a lifelong Fairfield resident. A graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School, Ken served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a retired detective for the Fairfield Police Department where he also served as the first “Officer Friendly”. Following his retirement Ken worked in the credit card fraud division at Peoples United Bank. Survivors include two beloved children, Kenneth A. Von Holtz and his wife Kimberly of Valparaiso, IN and Donna L. Von Holtz of Trumbull; two step-children, Laurie Anne Griffin and her husband Ed of Trumbull and Bill Kenny and his wife Joanne of Newtown; a brother Arthur Von Holtz and his wife Judith of Southbury; grandchildren, Savannah, Kristopher, Kyle, Connor, Kathryn, Allyson, Sean, April and Nicholas; and a great-grandchild Leon. Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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5 Guestbook Entries for Kenneth A. Von Holtz

  1. Daddy, I miss you dearly. I know you’re at peace and not in pain anymore. I know mom was there to great you at the gates. I will always have our memories and love. I love and miss you

  2. Sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. He was a great friend and a long time co worker. I’m sure he will be missed.

  3. Ken was the best neighbor anyone could have. He was always there to help my husband and me at any time. I will always think of him with gratitude. May he Rest In Peace.