Christopher "Butch" James Buchholz, age 21 of Westfield, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2008. He was born on February 20, 1987 in Madison, son of Jim and Sue (Christensen) Buchholz. Chris graduated from Westfield High School in 2005. He worked on the family farm all of his life with an avid love for field work. Chris enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, four wheeling, showing dairy cattle and especially driving his truck. He will be sadly missed by his best friend, his dog Holly.
Survivors include his parents, Jim and Sue Buchholz, Westfield; three sisters, Brigette (Tom) Field, Wisconsin Dells, Ali and Danielle Buchholz, both of Westfield; maternal grandparents, Bob and Kay Christensen, Westfield; paternal grandparents, Don and Mary Buchholz, Westfield; aunts, uncles, cousins; other relatives and many friends. Chris was preceded in death by his grandma, Ruby Buchholz and great grandma, Margaret Hammond.
A memorial mass for Chris will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Pioneer Westfield High School Auditorium with Rev. Michael Richel and Rev Richard Lesniak officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the school. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established in Chris's name.