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Obituary: Rosie Myer Buchholz

Obituary: Rosie Myer Buchholz

July 23rd, 2017 in Obituaries

Rosie Myer Buchholz, 86, of Steedman, was called to her Heavenly home on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born in Godfrey, Ill., on April 22, 1931, the daughter of the late Thomas H. Stevens and the late Lola C. (Howard) Stevens. In 1953, Rosie was united in marriage to Joseph Harmon "Joe" Buchholz. He preceded her in death on August 15, 1992. Rosie was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. Prior to retirement, she worked as a Registered Nurse at Callaway Hospital. She loved to dance at Callaway Senior Center. Family was always most important in her life and she especially enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren. Rosie was an Elvis Presley fan. Those remaining to cherish Rosie's memory include sons, Bill "Jody" Buchholz of Steedman, John Buchholz (Karen) of Calwood, Steve Buchholz (Donna) of Steedman, and Jim Buchholz (Sherry) of Steedman; daughters, Linda Cheney (Brian) of Steedman, and Carolyn Laurie (Tim) of Yukon, Okla.; brother, Edward Stevens (Ernie) of Indianapolis, Ind.; 19 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Along with her parents and husband, Rosie was preceded in death by grandsons, Billy and Johnny Buchholz; granddaughter, Melissa Buchholz; great-granddaughter, Jennifer Buchholz; and sister, Myrtle Vantrease. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Fulton. Interment was in Callaway Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations are suggested to Callaway Senior Center, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences may be left for the family at maupinfuneralhome.com.