Friday, February 12, 2010



ADDRESS: 506 W. Cedar Street Medford City of Medford Resident Former Town of Holway Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:28 A.M. Friday, February 12 at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital where she had been a patient for the past 4 days.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 16 at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Holway

OFFICIATING: Rev. Kris Bjerke-Ulliman

PLACE OF BURIAL: Our Saviours Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holway

VISITATION AT: 4-8 P.M. Monday, February 15 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service and also from 9 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 16 at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Holway

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 24, 1911 in the Town of Hoard, Clark County

EDUCATION: Attended Hoard Center Grade School on the Town of Hoard, Clark County

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: September 18, 1935 in Dorchester to Elmer C. Neitzel and he preceded her in death on September 7, 1998

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school she worked on her parent’s farm until her marriage to Elmer. She then worked as a cheesemaker in the Town of Hoard for a period of time. In 1946, they moved to the Town of Holway where she and her husband farmed until retiring in 1973. Amelia enjoyed crocheting, quilting, gardening, canning, baking, especially molasses cookies and cream puffs. She enjoyed singing and playing BINGO.

MEMBER OF: Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Holway

Honorary Member of Our Saviours Ladies Group and Past Member of Pine Creek Riders Snowmobile Club

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter: Lorraine (George) Krug of Westboro

Son-In-Law: Karl Buchholz of Curtiss

CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter: Thelma A. Buchholz on November 30, 2004

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: Debbie (Greg) Allar of Rib Mountain, Elaine (Brian) Hallgren of Medford, David Buchholz of Eau Claire, Dianne (Lynn) Jochimsen of Medford, Dawn (Jerry) Brink of Medford, Gary (Sara) Krug of Exeland and Terry Buchholz of Curtiss

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: Justin (Fiancé Shannon Einhorn) of Madison, Jenna Brink of Philippi, WV, Ashley Jochimsen of LaCrosse, Logan Jochimsen of Medford, Andrew (Fiancé Courtney Baker) Krug of Bruce, Courtney Krug of La Crosse, Garrett Krug of Exeland, Sadie (Kyran) Hamill of Eau Claire, Kelsie Hallgren of Eau Claire, Anthony Hallgren of Medford, Stephanie, Michelle and Rachel Buchholz of Eau Claire, Karlee and Jacob Allar of Wausau

GREAT-GREAT GRANDSON: Landon Strauch of Eau Claire

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister: Adeline Neitzel of Owen

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Frank, William Sr., Edward, Hannah and Henry Hamm


PALLBEARERS: Grandsons: David and Terry Buchholz, Gary Krug, Greg Allar, Brian Hallgren, Lynn Jochimsen and Jerry Brink

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Amelia’s family to be designated at a later date

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