Betty J. Buchholtz
Feb. 23, 1924 — Sept. 30, 2017

Betty J. BuchholtzBetty J. Buchholtz of the Town of Waukesha passed away peacefully and was reunited with her beloved husband, Gordon, on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Linden Grove in Mukwonago at the age of 93. She was born in Walworth County on February 23, 1924, the daughter of William and Bessie (nee Phillips) Klug.

She was a 1942 graduate of Darien High School. On May 31, 1947, she married Gordon Buchholtz at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha. She was a longtime faithful member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, was a dispatcher for the Town of Waukesha Fire Department from 1974 until 2010, member of the Town of Waukesha Fire Department, Auxiliary, the Oakdale Homemakers and for many years helped with her children’s activities in 4H.

She is survived by her sons, Phillip (the late Jodi) Buchholtz, Daniel Buchholtz, Todd (Lisa) Buchholtz and Stuart (Mary T.) Buchholtz. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Chad Buchholtz, Heidi (Ken Jensen) Buchholtz, Jason (Becky Williams) Buchholtz, Nicole (Brian) Fabus, Matthew (Christina) Buchholtz, Chelsea (Jerry III) Seidl, and Kelly Buchholtz; 15 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gordon in 1992; brothers Horace Klug and Phillip (Sharon) Klug; and sisters Lauretta Klug Smith and Thelma (Ray) Bainbridge.

The family would like to extend a thank you to the staff at Linden Grove Mukwonago for the care provided for Betty in her final years. You are all very special people.

Visitation will be held Thursday, October 5, from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church 1052 White Rock Ave Waukesha, WI 53186. Graveside services will follow at Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin. Memorials in Betty’s name are appreciated to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (address listed above).
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Service is honored to serve the family. For further information or directions please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035. Visit our website at to leave the family an online tribute message.