BAHLMANN, Eldora M. (Buchholz) 1922-2016
BAHLMANN, KRIENKE, BUCHHOLZ
Posted By: K.L. Kittleson
Date: 5/20/2016 at 21:02:27
Eldora M. Bahlmann
Died: May 18, 2016
Eldora M. “Dorie” Bahlmann, age 93, entered into heaven on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at her home.
She was born July 18, 1922 in Bremer County, Iowa the daughter of Albert and Anna Krienke Buchholz. Dorie was united in marriage with Arnold F. Bahlmann on November 7, 1947 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. He preceded her in death on February 2, 1995.
Dorie worked in the canning and packing departments at Rath Packing Co. for 37 years, retiring in July 1984. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Dorie loved to go fishing, enjoyed her Wednesday afternoon quilting gatherings and playing cards. She had a gift for remembering birthdays, especially the neighborhood children who knew her as “Grandma D”. Dorie loved cats, including her longtime companion Blackie. She also enjoyed her afternoon toddy.
Survivors include nieces and nephews, Larry (Joyce) Buchholz of Traer, Iowa, Roger (Betty) Buchholz of Elkader, Iowa, Mary Ann Howe of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Barb (Max) Steege of Swisher, Iowa, Gerald (Bev) Buhrow of Readlyn, Iowa, Becky Buhrow of Waverly, Iowa, and Velda (Dick) Dreesman of Waverly and many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Leona Buhrow; and by two brothers, Edwin and Alfred Buchholz; a nephew, Richard Buhrow.
Monday, May 23, 2016 at Garden View Chapel, 3655 Logan Avenue in Waterloo
Sunday, May 22 and prior to the services on Monday at Garden View Chapel.
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 501 E. Donald St., Waterloo, Iowa 50703
Source: Kearns Funeral Home website
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