Gary Bucholtz, age 60, passed away at Theda Clark Medical Center on Friday, August 31, 2012. Gary was born in New London on May 19, 1952, son of the late Gene and Gloria (Meyer) Bucholtz. The family lived in Tustin, where Gary attended “Tustin Tech” until the eighth grade, and then attended the Weyauwega High School. He lived in Tustin until the age of twenty-one, when he married Bonnie Paulson and then lived in Neenah and then Appleton until 1989. In 1998, Gary married Carol Schultz. Gary had many loves in life, including Harley Davidsons, shooting pool, playing cribbage and bar dice, listening to Rock 'n' Roll music, and hanging out at his favorite places: Chesapeake, North Diamond, or My Place.
Survivors include his wife: Carol Bucholtz of Menasha; a son: Garison (Ellen) Bucholtz of Menasha and their children Zachary, Allison, and Grayson; a daughter: April Bucholtz of Neenah; a step-daughter: Gwen Schultz of Neenah and her children Ethan and Laylah; five brothers and sisters: Greg (Mary) Bucholtz of Kansas; Gene (Tammy) Bucholtz of South Carolina; Gaylon (Julie) Bucholtz of Texas; Galea Bucholtz of Oshkosh and her special friend Gary; and Gwen (Brian) Szablewski of North Dakota; and an uncle: Norm (Donna) Bucholtz of Madison. He was preceded in death by his parents, and uncle Karem, and several good friends, too many to mention.
At High Noon on Friday, September 7, friends will gather to remember Gary at the Wichmann Funeral Home, Tri County Chapel, 3212 S. Oneida Street in Menasha. At 4:00 PM on Friday, the afternoon will conclude with a brief prayer and remembrance service. All are invited to attend. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.
Wichmann Funeral Home
Tri County Chapel
3212 S. Oneida Street
Appleton, WI 54915
920 831 9906