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Mary Amelia Hughes Buchholz
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1919
Death: Feb. 27, 2007

WAUPUN - Mary Amelia Buchholz, 87, of Waupun, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at Waupun Memorial Hospital.

Mary was born April 9, 1919, in Eden, Wis., the daughter of John and Ruth (Scheid) Hughes. She was united in marriage to Edwin A. Buchholz on Dec. 31, 1938, in Pickett.

Mary was a lifelong area resident and was engaged in dairy farming with her husband. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who cared for her family with an unconditional love, putting the needs of all others over her own. She enjoyed gardening, especially tending to her flowers.

Mary is survived by nine children, Roland (Joyce) Buchholz, and Marvin (Kathleen) Buchholz, both of Waupun, Dr. Leonard (Karen) Buchholz, Albuquerque, N.M., Charles (Virginia) Buchholz, Wayne Buchholz and special friend Cindy Foote, both of Waupun, James Buchholz and Karilynn, Brandon, Carl Buchholz, Lino Lakes, Minn., Gloria (Jeffery) Etheridge, Appleton, and Joan (Bill) Schmidt, Fox Lake; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, expecting her 18th great-grandchild in August; two brothers, David (Jill) Hughes, Burnsville, Minn.; Charles (Jackie) Hughes, Amery; five sisters, Lillian Long, Granton, Alice Anderson, Osceola, Helen (Jack) Hollerung, Shoreview, Minn.; June Stephens, Osceola, and Phyllis Sandman, Silver Bay, Minn.; and by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, on Feb. 1, 2002; her parents; one sister, Erna Jacobsen; two brothers, John "Sonny" Hughes, and James in infancy; and five brothers-in-law, Glen, Aldy, Jake, Roy and Harvey.

The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at Kohls Community Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Waupun, with the Rev. Dr. Leonard Buchholz and Rev. Roger Knowlton officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Relatives and friends will be received on Saturday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.

A memorial fund is being established in Mary's name.

The Kohls Community Funeral Home, Waupun, is serving the family.
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  Edwin A Buchholz (1914 - 2002)*
  Charles E Buchholz (1949 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Memory Gardens
Beaver Dam
Dodge County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Steve Seim
Record added: Jul 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54654673
Mary Amelia <i>Hughes</i> Buchholz
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<3 you, it's sad you had to leave us so soon, miss you Grandma
- Jennifer Buchholz
 Added: Nov. 3, 2011

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