Donna Marie Buckholz, age 87, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020 Springhill Baptist Hospital in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born April 10, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Charles Buckholz and Gertrude Ullrich Buckholz. She was a member of the St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Heber Springs, Arkansas.
She has two Master’s degrees, one of which was in Pediatric Nursing which led her into a career as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She was an excellent nurse and loved to work with children. Donna was an avid reader, she loved mystery novels, and playing bridge. She loved social gatherings and had been involved in the Newcomers Club in Heber Springs. Her love for children and her Catholic Faith led her to become a lay missionary in Africa for 3 years.
She is survived by one sister, Mary Lou Barry of Heber Springs, Arkansas; one sister-in-law, Brenda Barry of Boston, Massachusetts, and a host of friends
A visitation will be 9:30 am Monday, November 23, 2020 at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Heber Springs immediately followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am with Father Chanda Pillai PJ officiating.
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