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Verna Sylvia Buchholz Ahntholz
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Birth: May 14, 1916
Elk Creek
Johnson County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2011
Boone County
Iowa, USA

Parents were: Henry F. and Louise (Sodman) Buchholz. born on the family farm.
Baptized at home May 15, 1916, and confirmed at St. James Lutheran Church (Long Branch) rural Humboldt, Nemaha, NE. on Sept. 7, 1930.
She married August 11, 1936 at St. James Lutheran Churxch to Otto Ahntholz. They settled on a farm about 3 miles northeast of Elk Creek, NE. five years later moved to a farm nearby and in 1945 tdhey moved to the farm three miles southeast of Elk Criik, Ne. and remained there until 1999. They farmed until 1998 then moved from their farm to Ankeny, IA. to be closer to family.
She taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. Her grandmother Buchholz taught her fine sewing and Verna sewed, mended and patched clothes for herself and family. She baked cinnamon rolls and bread. enjoyed flower gardening, embroidery and crochet.
She died at the Madrid Home in Madrid, IA. where she had been a resident since 2004. preceded in death by her husband, Otto, grandson, Layne Johnson, brother, Wilber, sister in law Luella Buchholz, parents, Henry and Louise Buchholz and Otto's parents, siblings and spouses.
Survived by children Lois (Keith) Ahntholz of Ankeny, IA. five grandchildren Lynn (Susan) Johnson of Lincoln,(Chris Hogan) of Long Beach, CA. Lori (Alan) Scott of Othello, WA. Julie (Jonathan) Kaduce of Meservey, IA. Lars (Brenda) Ahntholz of San Jose, CA. and David (Tracy Boulian) Ahntholz of Aliso, Viejo, CA. She was a great grandmother to Jenka (Dan) Florence: Ellie Johnson; Jakob, Drew and Cole Scott; Natasha Martinez; Lea Carlson; and Lily and Leo Ahntholz. Her brother, Harold (lela) Buchholz and a sister-in-law Elma Lee Buchholz.
Funeral services held Sept. 24, 2011, at St. James Lutheran Church, rural Humboldt, Nemaha, NE. Burial in the church cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Heinrich Frederich Johan Buchholz (1894 - 1977)
  Louise Sophie Sodman Buchholz (1896 - 1993)
  Otto Gottfried Karl Ahntholz (1905 - 2000)
  Verna Sylvia Buchholz Ahntholz (1916 - 2011)
  Harold Edward Otto Buchholz (1922 - 2014)*
  Harold Edward Otto Buchholz (1922 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint James Lutheran Cemetery
Nemaha County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Dolores Hahn
Record added: Sep 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77025896
Verna Sylvia <i>Buchholz</i> Ahntholz
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Verna Sylvia <i>Buchholz</i> Ahntholz
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