Elizabeth J. “Betty” Buchholz, 86, WaKeeney, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

She was born March 22, 1933, in Gorham to Vincent and Delphine (Kuhn) Copp. She shared a happy life with her husband, Duane W. Buchholz. She was a homemaker.

She enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing, hand quilting quilts, and crocheting and was an accomplished seamstress. She was a giving, talented and creative person.

Survivors include her husband, WaKeeney; a son, Eugene F. Buchholz and wife, Michelle, Oakley, Calif.; a daughter, Gail A. Jensen and husband, Richard, WaKeeney; three brothers, Michael Copp, Olathe, Dwayne Copp, Roseville, Calif., and Lawrence Copp, El Segundo, Calif.; three sisters, Patricia Roe, WaKeeney, Rosemary Mai, Salina, and Mary Jane Wahlmeier, Norton; two grandchildren, Tara Harold and husband, Thomas, Moorpark, Calif., and Kimberly Pinto and husband, David, Oakley, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Caylee and Dominic Harold; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Vincent Copp Jr.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601; inurnment will be at 11:45 a.m. in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital/WaKeeney Family Care Center or Bethlehem Lutheran Church of WaKeeney in care of the funeral chapel

Condolences may be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com.