Bucholz, Elva Lorraine, Saginaw, Michigan

Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, February 17, 2010.  Age 85 years.  The daughter of the late Manford and Marion (Sowald) Deal was born April 25, 1924 in Elizabeth, Minnesota.  She married Carl C. Bucholz, November 10, 1951. He passed away in 1974.  Surviving are seven children and their spouses, Gennette and Paul Noble; JoAnn and Clarence Lamblin, all of Saginaw, MI; Charles and Shelley Bucholz, Reese, MI; Janice and Mark Wilson, Atlanta, GA; Curtis and Tammy Bucholz, Reese, MI; Mark and Heidi Bucholz, Niles, MI; Antoinette and Todd Lewicki, Saginaw, MI; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Beverly Deal, FL; several nieces and nephews.  Five brothers have predeceased her.  The funeral service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 22, 2010 at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw. Rev. Patrick Lagan will officiate with burial in the Ford Cemetery, Elba Twp. near Ashley, MI. Friends may call at the Chapel from 2:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday. www.casefuneralhome.com