BALTIMORE — Helen C. Buckholz, 93, died Saturday at Bon Secours Hospital here. She was the wife of the late Bruno H. Buckholz and the mother of the late Richard H. Buckholz. Survivors include sons John T. of Catonsville and William J. of Eldersburg; brother, James Carmack of Frederick; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Otis L. Bristow, 81, died Saturday at his home. He was the husband of Geraldine F. Bristow. A retired machine operator for Keyser Aluminum, he was a veteran of World War II. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Nancy Martovich of Connecticut; son Melvin of Pasadena; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The family requests memorials to the American Cancer Society.
DATELINE: Owings Mills
John W. Sprinkel, 73, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. A Baltimore County resident, he was the husband of Hazel Kelbaugh Sprinkel. He served in the U.S. Army during World War IIand received a Purple Heart. A retired warehouseman with Noxell Corp., he was a member of the Pikesville Sportsman's Club. Additional survivors include a brother, George D. of Westminster, and a niece, Alice Corbin of Hampstead.
James R. Wisner, 67, diedSunday at his farm here after a heart attack. A champion track and field athlete, he was selected to compete in the 1942 Olympics. He owned and operated Wisner's Markets in Owings Mills and Hereford. Survivors include his former wife, Marie Forbes of Westminster; children, Jean Aims of Wyoming, Holly Feist of Rock Point, Douglas Wisner of Tennessee, Sanford Wisner of Baltimore, Priscilla Wisner of New York andPatricia Miller of Reisterstown; sisters, Martha Howard of Upperco, Helen Canoles of Hampstead, Dorothy Kessler of New Mexico and Esther Poe of Lutherville; a brother, William of Upperco; and six grandchildren. Services are at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, Owings Mills. Friends may call at the funeral home 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
William H. Fritz, 79, died Saturday. A Baltimore County resident, he was the husband of Elsie Moore Fritz. Other survivors include brothers Harry and Kenneth and sister, Elsie Baust, all of Westminster.
Hillary A. Fitzgerald, infant, died Saturday at University Hospital in Baltimore. Born Oct. 14, she was the daughter of Barry J. and Terry Burns Fitzgerald. Additional survivors include a brother, Justin E. Mitchell and sister, Nora L. Fitzgerald; paternal grandparents, Ralph FitzgeraldJr. of Sykesville and Beverly C. Dean of Catonsville; maternal grandparents, Ann Carter of Joppatowne and Michael Burns of Rosedale; and paternal great-grandmother, Gertrude Dean of Catonsville. Services are 11 a.m. today at St. John's Lutheran Church, 827 Leisters Church Road.