Buchholz, Karl Herman Sr. WYNANTSKILL Karl Herman Buchholz Sr., 80, of Snyders Corners Road, and a longtime resident of Averill Park, died suddenly on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Samaritan Hospital in Troy after being stricken at his residence. Born in the Bronx, Karl was the son of the late Nicholas and Kati Felber Buchholz and husband of the late Loretta Quintal Buchholz. Karl was a lifelong resident of the Averill Park area, having been raised and resided on Wisner Road until 1995. Karl was a 1950 graduate of the Averill Park High School. Karl was very proud to have served his country in the Marine Corps from 1951 to 1954. Karl had retired in 1994 from the Grand Union warehouse in Waterford where he was a supervisor. He had worked for the company for 41 years. After his retirement, Karl wintered in Punta Gorda, Fla. during the winter months. Karl was an active member of the Kinderhook Seventh Day Adventist Church in Valatie and attended the Port Charlotte Seventh Day Adventist Church during his winter stay. While in Florida, Karl enjoyed fishing, shrimping and claming and during his time in New York he enjoyed his time swimming at the YMCA in East Greenbush and hunting. For many years Karl and Loretta were foster parents to a number of children. Karl was the brother of the late Walter L. Buchholz. Survivors include his devoted children, Raymond K. (Bonnie) Buchholz of Averill Park, Brenda J. (Terry) Roy of Wynantskill, Karl H. Buchholz Jr. of Averill Park, Elizabeth A. (Thomas) Fogarty of East Greenbush, Kirk E. (Greg Owens) Buchholz of West Coxsackie and Edward (Jean) Buchholz of Rome; his brother, Henry L. Buchholz of Grey, Maine; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial service on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the Kinderhook Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3429 US 9, Valatie. If desired, donations in memory of Karl H. Buchholz Sr. may be made to the Church of Seventh Day Adventist Building Fund - Love Fund, PO Box 484, Kinderhook, NY 12106. Visit perrykomdat.com for directions and private guestbook.
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Published in Albany Times Union from Aug. 6 to Aug. 8, 2013