Survivors include his wife, Shirley Buchholz, Rapid City, a son, Douglas Buchholz, Corsica, two daughters; Valerie Boal, Rapid City and Sheila Buchholz, Box Elder, a brother, Dareld Buchholz, Wessington Springs, six sisters; Jessie Speck, Rapid City, Blanche Swenson, Perump, NV, Marjorie Swenson, Mitchell, LaVonne DuFrain, Arcadia, OK, Beverly Swenson, Mitchell and Alta Butterfield, Wessington Springs, 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 4, from 5:00 pm until 7:00pm at Edstrom & Rooks Funeral Services at Serenity Springs Chapel of Tranquility in Rapid City.
Services were held 1:00 pm, Friday, at Atonement Lutheran Church in Rapid City with Pastor Jon Mapa officiating. Interment with military honors by Rushmore VFW Post 1273 were in Black Hills National Cemetery under the direction of Edstrom & Rooks Funeral Services at Serenity Springs of Rapid City.
A memorial has been established.