EDNA HAZEL BUCHHOLZ
Edna "Hazel" Buchholz (Heinrich Carl Theodore Johann Buchholz, (Martin) Johann Wilhelm Buchholz, Martin Jochim Heinrich Buchholtz, Franz Christian Buchholtz) was born 22 November 1910 in Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio. She died 10 December 1989 in Bayshore Hospital, Pasadena, Harris County, Texas and was buried in South Park Cemetery, Pearland, Brazoria County, Texas.
Edna Hazel Buchholz lived with her parents and helped them farm until her mother died in 1942. Shortly thereafter, when her father, Henry, became physically unable to farm; they let out the fields and moved in with her sister, Mae and Mae's husband, Cecil. When Hazel's father, Henry, passed away in 1943, she stayed on and helped farm until they retired from farming, made sale, and moved to Gettysburg, Ohio where the three of them bought a house. Hazel then worked as head cook at a Greenville Care Center in Greenville, Ohio. Her sister Mae died in 1974. Later, Hazel married Cecil Leon Brown, they soon moved to Texas close to his daughter, Donna Thompson and her family.
Hazel married Cecil L. Brown in Grace Lutheran Church in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. Cecil was born 3 October 1903 in Champaigne County, Ohio. He died 24 March 1986 in Harris County, Texas and was buried in South Park Cemetery, Pearland, Brazoria County, Texas.
SOURCES: Richard Palsgrove and Donna Brown Thompson.