Visitation for Helen C. Buchholz, 89, of Grayslake, will be from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy, Palatine. Prayers will be at 9:30 AM on Friday, March 15, 2019 also at the funeral home and process to St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church, 1201 E. Anderson, Palatine, for the Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM. The Interment will be private.

Helen was born on June 21, 1929 to Joseph and Helen Bertram. She passed away peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2019.

Helen will be remembered as a great dancer, lover of parties, card games, romance novels and outings with friends. She was a great listener and keeper of secrets. Additionally, she enjoyed watching the Hallmark Channel and Food Network.

Helen was the beloved wife of the late Herbert Buchholz; loving mother of Jan (Neal) Bradley, Dale (Margie) Buchholz and Jim (Pam) Buchholz; and dear grandmother of Kaitlyn, Derek, Izzy, Natalie, Marlee and Sam.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, mercyhome.org/giving or The American Cancer Society, donate3.cancer.org