Fremont - Marvin O. Buchholtz, age 77, of Fremont, died peacefully on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on October 16, 1943 in New London, WI, the son of the late Walter and Esther (Boelter) Buchholtz.
On February 27, 1965, Marvin married Joan Harsch in Appleton. Together they just celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary.
Marvin worked for Fox River Paper for 43 1/2 years before retiring in 2009. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Bloomfield, where he served on the school board and sang in the choir. He also spent many years volunteering his time at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King. Marvin had many hobbies including fishing, gardening, camping, hunting and splitting wood. Marvin also enjoyed making maple syrup and even had a name for his finished product, Back Achers Maple Syrup. He loved music and especially enjoyed playing the tuba in the West Bloomfield Band for many years. Marvin loved spending time with his family and always made it a priority to attend all of the school and sporting events that his children and grandchildren were involved in.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Joan; two Sons, Brian (Bobbie) Buchholtz, Seymour; Bruce (Kathy) Buchholtz, Platteville , a daughter, Paula(Joe) Struzynski, Ogdensburg; nine grandchildren, Adam, Alex(Special friend, Alli), Aubrey, Ben, Sami, Emily, Haley, Lucas and Lexi; six step-great-grandchildren, a brother-in-law, Russ(Peggy) Harsch, Appleton; his furry companion, Lucy; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Robert and his sister in laws Erma, Doris, and Beverly.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 11:00 am at Christ Lutheran Church, N6412 State Rd. 49, Weyauwega(Bloomfield). Pastor Wayne Schwanke will officiate. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
A special thank you to Pastor Schwanke, Theda Care Hospice; Dr. Spencer; Sarah, Nikki, Emily, Michelle and Paula for the wonderful care provided to Marvin.