Buenzli, Elva M.
Elva M. Buenzli, age 90, passed away Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, at the Don and
Marilyn Anderson Hospice Center. Elva was born on Jan. 5, 1915, in Tomahawk to
parents Anna and Alton Dunham. She graduated from Madison Central High School
and also from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, earning a degree in
political science. On Oct. 15, 1938, Elva married William L. Buenzli at St.
Raphael's Cathedral, where she was a member until her death. Elva is survived
by her three children, Suzanne (Ben) Hutchison, William D. (Denise) Buenzli
and Edward (Judy) Buenzli; eight grandchildren, Heidi Meixner, Brett Buenzli,
Heath Hutchison, Tyler Buenzli, Bryan Buenzli, Paige Hutchison, Haley Buenzli
and Adrienne Buenzli; two great-grandsons, Zachary and Taryn Meixner; and
brother-in-law, Howard Buenzli. She was preceded in death by her parents; and
her husband, Judge William Buenzli. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at
10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at ST. BERNARD'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2450
Atwood Ave., Madison, with a visitation at 9 a.m. until the time of service.
Monsignor Michael E. Hippee and Monsignor Daniel Ganshert will be officiating.
Entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may
be made to HopiceCare, Inc., the American Red Cross or the Apostolate to the
Handicapped. A special thanks to the caregivers and medical staff at Meriter
Hospital and the Don and Marilyn Anderson Hospice Center.
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