Melvin ‘Buck’ Buchholz, 83
Aug. 3, 1933 — June 24, 2017

Melvin ‘Buck’ Buchholz, 83 Melvin H. Buchholz, “Buck,” of Grafton, formerly of Oak Creek. Born to Eternal Life on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the age of 83 years. Melvin passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in the excellent care of Lawlis Hospice, Mequon.

Melvin was born Aug. 3, 1933, in Waumandee. He was employed at Bucyrus-Erie, South Milwaukee, for 41 years, and proudly served his country in the Korean War.

He was the beloved father of Melvin R. (Wendy), John and Russell. Dear grandfather of Lisa (Jeff), Caleb and Gabriel. Loving great-grandfather of Jacob and Colin. Further survived by sister Carmen, other extended family, many friends and companion Dorothy Thompson. He  was preceded in death by his wives Joyce (nee Wettengel) and Grace (nee Ashenden) Buchholz.

There will be a time of gathering on Friday, July 7, from 4 p.m., until time of Memorial Service at 6:30 p.m. at FIRST IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg.

Private interment Forest Hill Memorial Park, Oak Creek.

CHURCH AND CHAPEL, 262-827-0659. Obit, condolences, directions at