LEONA HAZEL BUCHOLZ

The photo is of Leona (right) with her sister, Evelyn Bucholz.

 

 

Leona Hazel Bucholz "Lee" (Carl Friedrich Theodore Johann Bucholz, (Martin) Johann Wilhelm Buchholz, Martin Jochim Heinrich Buchholtz, Franz Christian Buchholtz) was born 4 September 1915 in Brant Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  She died 21 February 1985 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan. and was buried in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Marion Springs Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

Leona married Frank Oscar Mau.  Frank was born 17 July 1909 in Sayner, Vilas County, Wisconsin.  He died 28 October 1967 and was buried in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Marion Springs Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

 

 

Leona and Frank had the following children:

 

1.  Thomas D. Charles Mau wasa born 22 March 1933 and died 1934.

2.  Marion Leona Mau was born 23 June 1935 and died 29 July 1995.

3.  Harold Carl Mau was born 9 June 1937 and died  16 December 2010.

4.  Carol Jean Mau

5.  Kenneth Jay Mau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Frank and Leona Mau Family Photo was taken around 1954.  The family is left to right:  Frank holding Ken, Leona, Carol, Marion and Harold Mau.

The photo is of Tommy Mau with his mother, Leona and father, Frank Mau

 

 

1.  Thomas D. Charles Mau "Tommy" was born 22 March in Marion Springs Township, Saginaw County, Michigan and he died in 24 May 1934 in Marion Springs Township, Saginaw County, Michigan and was buried in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Marion Springs Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.

The photo is of Marion Mau as a child.

 

 

2.  Marion Leona May was born 23 June 1935 in Chapin Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  She died 29 July 1995 in Saginaw County, Michigan and was buried 2 August 1995 in Marion Springs Township, Saginaw, County, Michigan.

The photo is of Dale and Marion DeFrenn

 

 

 Marion married Dale Eugene DeFrenn on 11 September 1954 in Church of Christ, Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan.  Dale was born 5 June 1933 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan.  He died 18 November 1987 at his home in Brant, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

Dale and Marion had four children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marion and Dale's son, Kevin Lee DeFrenn was born on 11 July 1959 and died 19 January 2017.

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The photo is of Harold Mau on his 6th birthday.

 

 

3.  Harold Carl Mau was born 9 June 1937 in Saginaw County, Michigan and died 16 December 2010 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan

Harold Mau was married to Janet Kay Acley.  Janet was born 9 November 1938 in Durand, Genesee County, Michigan  and died 30 May 2009 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan.

 

Harold and Janet had three children.

 

Harold owns and manages The Airport Collision Bumping and Painting Shop in Owosso, Michigan.  Harold bought the building in April 1969 and opened a bumping and painting enterprise in May of that same year.  Before that he worked for his Uncle Herman Meyer beginning at age 16 and learned the automobile bumping and painting trade.  He worked for Ollie Richards at the Ford Motor Company garage in Chesaning and then worked for General Motors Corporation for 11 years while working part-time in a garage at his Owosso home.  Harold quit GM in 1969 to open his own business.  He enjoyed fishing, building bird houses, collecting antique cars and traveling with his wife on their many trips.

 

Janet was a homemaker who owned and operated her own beauty shop and art gallery.

 

 

Carol as a baby with her mother, Leona Bucholz Mau

 

 

 

 

Carol G. Mau was born 27 September 1943 in Brant, Saginaw County, Michigan.  She worked for the Meijer's Store for 33 years.  Carol died on 2 October 2016. She is buried in Meadowbrook Cemetery, Mulligan, Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan.

 

Carol had three children.

SOURCES:  Janet Mau, Ken Mau, Ruby Kienitz, Doreen Elliott, Dan and Betty Smith.