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 a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am with Father Chanda Pillai PJ officiating.

Cremation arrangements are by Heber Springs Funeral Home. Online Obituary: www.heberspringsfuneral

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.