Monday, April 6, 2015



ADDRESS: N447 Wren Drive, Curtiss, WI 54422; A Township of Holway resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 2:02 AM Monday, April 6 at Golden Living Continental Manor, Abbotsford where he had been living for the past 5 months

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Saturday, April 11 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Town of Holway

OFFICIATING: Pastor Kris Bjerke-Ulliman

INTERMENT: Our Saviour's Lutheran Cemetery – Town of Holway

VISITATION: 4-7 PM Friday, April 10 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also at church from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, April 11

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 8, 1933 at the Town of Holway

EDUCATION: Forest Grove Elementary School, Town of Holway & was a 1950 graduate of Owen High School

MARRIAGE: August 21, 1954 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Town of Holway, to Thelma Neitzel and she preceded him in death November 30, 2004

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: He was a lifelong resident of the Town of Holway. He drove milk truck and worked at Mildebrandt Cheese Factory in his younger years. He also worked at Frederick Post Lumber Co. in Owen for 12 years, Foremost/Maple Island, Medford for 28 years, and farmed in the Town of Holway for his entire adult life until the spring of 2013. He enjoyed gardening, deer hunting, the Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers, visiting with his grandchildren & eating out on occasions.

MEMBER OF: Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Holway; Former player on the Holway Baseball Team; Past member of the Pine Creek Riders Snowmobile Club;

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters – Deborah (Greg) Allar of Rib Mountain & Elaine (Brian) Hallgren of Medford
Sons – David (Jeri West) Buchholz of Eau Claire & Terry Buchholz of Curtiss

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 8- Sadie (Kyran) Hamill, Kelsie (Brandon) Drake, Karlee Allar, Stephanie Buchholz, Anthony Hallgren, Jacob Allar, Michelle Buchholz & Rachel Buchholz GR-GRANDSONS: 6 – Landon Strauch, Bentley Glenz, Simon & Sebastian Hamill, Korbin & Karter Drake

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Sisters – Alvina Maldonis of Indiana & Fern “Toby” Madden of Winchester, WI

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Warren & Robert Buchholz, Bertha “Evelyn” Daniels

DECEASED FATHER: Karl Wilhelm Buchholz DECEASED MOTHER: Leona Henrietta Nichols

PALLBEARERS: Brian & Anthony Hallgren, Kyran Hamill, Brandon Drake, Greg & Jacob Allar, Dewey Schmidt, Tom Daniels

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the Our Saviour's Lutheran Church - Cemetery Association
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