Denise Kaye Nolt, 45, foster/adoption case worker, enjoyed missions, mountain biking

By on July 12, 2017

Denise Kaye Nolt, 45, of Denver, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 9, 2017.

She was the loving wife of Brian D. Nolt. They were married on June 23, 2012. Born in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of Marvin E. Headdings Jr. and Elsie Fahnestock Headdings of Halifax.

Denise was a case worker for Bethanna Foster Care and Adoption of Lancaster. A talented basketball player during her basketball career at Halifax High School and at Cedarville University in Ohio, she scored 1204 points for Halifax. A member of Stumptown Mennonite Church, she enjoyed traveling, especially on mission trips, the outdoors, mountain biking and hiking. She loved the company of her family, especially her nieces and nephews, and her dog, Koya.

Known as Dee-Dee to her family, she will also be lovingly missed by her siblings: Marvin Headdings III, married to Diane, of Fleetwood; Brian Headdings, married to Nancy, of Wasilla, Alaska; Karen, married to Bob Osenbach, of Halifax; 21 nieces and nephews; parents-in-law: M. Luke and Dorothy M. Nolt, Leola; brother-in-law: Gary Nolt; and a sister-in-law: Janell, married to Samuel Sauder, both of Harrisonburg, Va.

Her funeral is set for 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, at Stumptown Mennonite Church, 2813 Stumptown Road, Bird-in-Hand. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. There will be no viewing; however, the family will greet friends on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday 10 to 11 a.m., at the church.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 16, at 6 p.m., at Word of Life Chapel, 27 Fellowship Drive, Halifax. There will be a greeting time from 5 to 6 p.m.

Memorials are welcomed to Stumptown Mennonite Church Benevolent Fund, c/o Stumptown Mennonite Church, 2813 Stumptown Road, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505.

Furman Home for Funerals, Leola, was entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be offered at

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