GOLDIE BUCHOLZ

The photo is Goldie as a baby.

 

 

 

Goldie Bucholz was born 6 August 1900 in Darke County, Ohio.  She died 14 April 1945 in Strongs, Chippewa County, Michigan and was buried 18 April 1945 in Ford Cemetery, Elsie, Gratiot County, Michigan.

 

The photo is of Lester and Goldie Hammond

 

 

Goldie married Lester Hammond on 26 September 1918 in Ithaca, Gratiot County, Michigan.  Lester was born 28 July 1897 in Hamilton Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.  He died 14 December 1974 in Turlock, Stanislaus County, California and was buried 18 December 1974 in Lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson, Stanislaus County, California.

The photo is of Goldie (right) holding her son, Leonard Hammond. Goldie is pictured with her mother, Nettie and her son, John W. Bucholz. This would be Nettie's oldest child, Goldie and Nettie's youngest child, John.

 

 

 

Goldie and Lester had the following children:

 

1.   Wava Hammond

2.   Bernard Lee Hammond was born 30 August 1921 and died 11 May 1980.

3.   Viola Esther Hammond was born 10 September 1923 and died 29 May 2004.

4.   Leonard Fox Hammond was born 13 November 1925 and died 20 December 1997.

5.   Ellen Hazel Hammond was born 10 December 1927 and died 23 August 1980.

6.   Maxine Carol (twin) Hammond

7.   Max Carl (twin) Hammond died 27 August 2005.

8.   Betty Lou Hammond

9.   Shirley Mae Hammond

10.  Harold Dean Hammond was born December 29, 1934 in Marion Springs, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He died on February 21, 2009 in Sacramento, California.

11.  Ruth Marie Hammond

 

 

 

2.  Bernard Lee Hammond was born 30 August 1921 in Ashley, Gratiot County, Michigan.  He died 11 May 1980 in Mendocino, California. 

 

Bernard married Viola Olson, they had the following children:

a.  Sandra Hammond

b.  David Lester Hammond was born 12 January 1950 and died 14 January 1950.

3.   Viola Esther Hammond was born 10 September 1923 in Ashley, Gratiot County, Michigan.  She died 29 May 2004 in Doctors Medical Center, Modesto, California and was buried in lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson, Stanislaus County, California.

 

Viola married James Jones and they had the following children:

a.   Goldie Arlene Jones

b.   James Jones

c.   Terry Jones.

4.   Leonard Fox Hammond was born 13 November 1925 in Ashley, Gratiot County, Michigan.  He died 20 December 1997 in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California.

 

Leonard was born in Michigan but when young moved to Arkansas then California with his family.   In the 1950's Leonard moved to Modesto, California and he lived there for 40 years before passing away in 1997.  He was owner of a swimming pool service and belonged to the Valley Christian Center in Modesto, California.

SOURCES:  Betty and Don Smith and Helen Buchholz Smith