Passed away on July 4th, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Agnes for over 54 years. Loving father to Arnold Buchholz and grandfather to Elinana. Dear brother of Richard (Mary), Reinhard (Selma) and Bruno (Helga). Predeceased by his daughter Arlene.The family will receive friends at the Welland B.I.C. Church, 50 Lincoln Street West, Welland on Friday July 7, 2017 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at the church at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Overholt Cemetery, Bethel. Arrangements entrusted to the Armstrong Funeral Home & Chapel, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Welland B.I.C. Church.