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1941 Charles 2022

Charles Buchholtz

March 24, 1941 — March 6, 2022

Charles Henry Buchholtz "Chuck" passed away March 6, 2022, at his home in Cheyenne.
Chuck was born March 24, 1941, in Pine Bluffs, WY to Lester Buchholtz and Dorothy Fox Buchholtz. He was the third of three boys.

He married Joyce Cooper on January 17, 1960, in Cheyenne, WY. He was a ranch hand for many years before hiring on at Laramie County School District #1 as a school bus driver. He retired from LCSD#1 after 29 years.

Chuck was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce, of 61 years, his parents, Lester and Dorothy, and two brothers, Leroy "Buck" and Robert Buchholtz.

He is survived by four daughters, Peggy (Jim) Garrett, Ronda (Jeff) Dierks, Susan (John) Lincoln and Rose (Jim) Richardson; nine grandchildren, Justin Dierks, Candy Gillaspie, Douglas Nickerson, Elaine Simons, Cody Garrett,  Jesse Adams, Hunter Adams, Taya Richardson and Tory Richardson, three great grandchildren, Jazmyne Dierks, Kolbe Dierks and Lauren Gillaspie and one great great grandchild on the way.

Private family services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Veterans Help Foundation of Wyoming (

Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

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