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Roy Albert Buchholz


Roy Albert Buchholz, 91, WaKeeney, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

He was born Jan. 13, 1923, in Ogallah to Fred William and Julia E. (Hervey) Buchholz.

He married Sara F. Batdorf on May 2, 1946, in Wichita. He worked as a letter carrier until his retirement in 1986. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, WaKeeney; a son, David Buchholz, Ellsworth; three daughters, Barbara Bond, Parker, Colo., Della Stone, Kanopolis, and Betty Fields, Salina; two brothers, LaVerne, Hillsboro, and Duane, WaKeeney. 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to VFW Post No. 3449 or WaKeeney Presbyterian Church in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.schmittfuneral.com.