Roy Buchholz, 47 - March 25, 2009
Roy Alan Buchholz, 47, of Lexington, died Monday, March 23, 2009, following a courageous battle with cancer.
A visitation was held Wednesday, March 25, from 1-7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Chapel in Lexington.
Services will be held Thursday, March 26, at 2 p.m. at Buffalo Grove Presbyterian Church of Lexington with Ethel Fox, C.L.P., and the Rev. Karen Woo officiating. Burial will take place at the Buffalo Grove Presbyterian Cemetery next to the church.
Buchholz was born Oct. 30, 1961, at Lexington, to Wayne Benjamin and Margie Marie (Fellows) Buchholz. He grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1980.
He started working at Orthman Manufacturing during high school, and later went to work for Monroe Auto at Cozad. At the time of his death, he had spent more than 25 years at Monroe Auto as a tool-and-die machinist.
Buchholz was united in marriage to Whitney Deardorff on Nov. 20, 1999, at Buffalo Grove Presbyterian Church at Lexington.
He enjoyed being with his family and friends and was a fantastic dad, according to family members. He had enjoyed woodworking, especially making wooden animals, as well as welding and inventing ways to make everyday chores easier.
He also enjoyed listening to music and being outdoors watching the eagles, target practicing and fishing, said family members.
?Buchholz was preceded in death by: his parents, Wayne and Margie; his father-in-law, Craig Deardorff; a brother, Jim; his grandparents and two uncles.
?Survivors include: his wife, Whitney Buchholz of Lexington; four sons—Isaac Buchholz of Florida, Caleb Buchholz of Council Bluffs, IA, Kory Wattier of Hastings, and Talbot Buchholz of Lexington; a brother, John (Brenda) Buchholz of Lexington; two sisters—Donna (Lenwood) Mobley of Lincoln and Lois (Jim) Underwood of Lexington; mother- and father-in-law, Ralph and Charlene Ogier of Gothenburg; sister-in-law, Nichole (Pat) Maez of Cozad; brother-in-law, Tim Ogier of Gothenburg; special friends—Chris and Shelley Thompson of Elwood, and Jana Adams of Cozad; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.