Lois Jean (Johnson) Buchholz

March 24, 1925 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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Lois Jean Buchholz Obituary


  Lois Jean Buchholz, 98, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2023, surrounded by family at her home in Ellsworth. She was born March 24, 1925 in Oakland, NE to Albert and Alice (Nicholson) Johnson. Lois married Verlin A. Buchholz on February 14, 1944 in South Sioux City, NE. She was a longtime resident of Ellsworth where she was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church.

  Lois is survived by her children, Sandra Kumm (Wayne) of Ortonville, MN, Marlin Buchholz (Debbie) of Marion, KS, Julie Rayer (Bill) of Creighton, NE, and Jane Rodenhouse of Topeka, KS; daughter-in-law Mary Buchholz of Ellsworth; grandchildren, Michael Romanowski (Holly), Mark Romanowski, Chad Buchholz (Jessica), Lisa Buchholz (Ryan Beasley), Joe Buchholz (Gwynne), Jeff Engberg, William Buchholz (Cynthia), Megan Asbury (Joshua), Christopher Buchholz, Lindsay Freeman (Aaron), and Kyle Rodenhouse (Jenna); along with 18 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; and her sister-in-law Frances Johnson of Salina, KS. Lois was preceded in death by her parents; husband Verlin; son Rodney Dean Buchholz; grandson Daniel Dean Buchholz; and brother Lawrence Johnson.

  Visitation: 1-8 p.m., Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth with family present 6-8 p.m.

  Funeral service: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at Ellsworth Immanuel Lutheran Church with burial following at the Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth VFW Post 6485, or Gentiva Hospice, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.

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December 19, 2023

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Parsons Funeral Home
307 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Funeral Service
December 20, 2023

10:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth
905 Stanberry St.
Ellsworth, KS 67439

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