Merced Sun Star [Merced, CA.]
March 1, 1949

Long Time Livingston Resident Dies Suddenly

Livingston - Rudolph Frank Bucholtz, 60, died suddenly at 7:30 this morning at Echo Field's Store in Livingston, where he has been manager of the butcher shop for more than 18 years.

Mr. Bucholtz was born at Byron, Contra Costa County. He came to Livingston in 1920, and bought a ranch near town. His first wife, Maude Duncan, died in 1935. He married Mrs. Hulda Williams of Livingston in February 1947.

He is survived by his widow, daughters, Mrs. Violet Felty of Livingston, and Mrs. Mercedes Reynolds of Livingston, sons Frank Rudolph Bucholtz of Stockton, Raymond Bucholtz of Hilmar, William Frank Bucholtz of Livingston, Luther Williams of Livingston, and Elmer Williams of Stockton; brother, William F. Bucholtz of Lathrop; sister, Annie Duncan of Brentwood, and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral services are pending at the Hale Funeral Home in Turlock.

Transcribed by: Alma Stone