Grace Ashenden Buchholz, 80


Grace Ashenden Buchholz (nee Kolitz) of Grafton passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 14, 2010, at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Hospital at the age of 80 years.

Grace was born in Ellwood City, Pa., on Jan. 17, 1930, to Stephen and Evelyn (nee Campbell) Kolitz. After her first husband, Charles Ashenden, preceded her in death in 1989, she married Melvin Buchholz on May 29, 1993, at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg, where Grace was a long time active member.

She is survived by her husband, Melvin of Grafton; children, Edward (Colleen) Ashenden of Cedarburg, Kenneth (Linda) Ashenden of Grafton and Robert (Sandra) Ashenden of Grafton; grandchildren, Sarah and Lindsey Ashenden of Milwaukee, Christina and Pamela Ashenden of Milwaukee and Abigail Ashenden of Minnesota, and Andrew and Nicholas Ashenden of Grafton.  She is further survived by one sister, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 22, 2010, at noon at First Immanuel Lutheran Church W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg. Interment will be at Zur Ruhe Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from  10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials to the church are appreciated.
For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com. Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton assisted the family with arrangements.