Obit: May, Alma F. (1904 - 1988)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: May, Giese, Buchholz, Maselli, Gutenberger, Forde

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/14/1988

May, Alma F. (10 December 1904 – 10 January 1988)

Former Christie and Greenwood resident Alma F. May, 83, of Janesville, died Sunday, January 10, at Caraville Nursing Home, Beloit.

Born December 10, 1904, in Pine River, she was the daughter of Fred and Ernestina (Giese) Buchholz. During 1923 she married Fred May at Christie and they operated the Christie Store from 1924 until his death in 1937. Mrs. May moved to Greenwood where she owned and operated May’s Variety Store. After her retirement, in 1963, she moved to Janesville where she lived until her death.

Survivors include three children, Bernard of Janesville, Shirley of Millston, and Dorothy Maselli of Anaheim, CA; a sister, Martha Gutenberger of Neillsville; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded by her husband; parents; a brother, Fred, and sister, Hattie.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. services at Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville. Rev. Paul Forde will conduct services and Iris Musil will be organist. Friends and relatives will serve as pallbearers. Burial will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery.



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