Robert “Bob” Buchholz, 77, WaKeeney, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

He was born Dec. 20, 1939, in Hays to August “Gus” and Emma (Schneider) Buchholz. He was a graduate of Trego Community High School.

He married Carole Ann Berry in 1966 in WaKeeney. He owned and operated “Concrete Treasures”, a concrete statuary company. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Survivors include a son, Blaine Buchholz, WaKeeney; four daughters, Carla Bujnoch, VanVleck, Texas, Paula Carter, Burlington, Colo., Denise Billinger, Russell, and Julie Tynon, Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Jon “Mike” Buchholz, Hays; two sisters, Shirley Lahmann, Nevada, and Penny Hafliger, WaKeeney; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.; inurnment will take place at a later date.

There will be no visitation as cremation was chosen.

Memorials are suggested to Robert Buchholz Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

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