Obit: Buchholz, Phyllis (1927 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Boyce, Buchholz, Maccoff, May, Neumann

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 4/13/2015

Buchholz, Phyllis (May) (14 SEP 1927 - 12 APR 2015)

Phyllis Buchholz, age 87, of Abbotsford, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church in Colby. Reverend Mark Neumann will officiate. Family and friends are welcome from 4:00pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford and from 10:00 am until time of services on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Abbotsford Public Cemetery following the service.

Phyllis was born on September 14, 1927, the daughter of Donald and Mildred (Boyce) May in Syracuse, New York. She attended schools in New York and was a graduate of Dobbs Ferry High School in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Phyllis was united in marriage to Robert Buchholz on August 4, 1950 in Ironwood, Michigan. She drove school bus for the Abbotsford School District for 20 years, hauling special needs and kindergarten children. In her free time she enjoyed knitting, gardening, tending her flower gardens and playing bingo.

Phyllis was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Colby.

Phyllis is survived by her children; Dale Buchholz of Poynette, WI, Steve (Sue) Buchholz of New Franken, WI, Cathy Buchholz of Abbotsford, WI, Alan Buchholz of Colby, WI, Carol Buchholz of Abbotsford, WI and Kevin (Alice) Buchholz of Colby, WI, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her parents, her sister; Ginny Maccoff and a grandchild; Shawn Buchholz.

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