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Floyd “Buzz” Holz

September 3, 2017

Topeka-Floyd E. “Buzz” Holz, 69, loving Son, Brother , Uncle and Friend died Sunday, September 3, 2017 at a Topeka Hospital.

Buzz was born August 14, 1948 at Topeka, the son of Paul G. and Mary E. Edwards Holz.  Buzz grew up in the St. Marys community and graduated from St. Marys High School in 1967.  He was a member of the Kansas Army National Guard and was called to active duty during the Vietnam War.

Buzz was a tile setter.  He lived in the St. Marys and Emmett communities until he moved to Topeka in 2002. Buzz was an avid Sportsman.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and collecting.

Survivors include his two brothers, Mick Holz, Topeka and Paul Holz, St. Marys; two sisters, Linda Gregory, St. Marys and Tina Hensley, Mt. Vernon, IN; along with his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a great-nephew Tegan Holz.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Interment will be in the Valley View Cemetery, St. Marys. Buzz will lie in state and the family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 6th from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.   Memorial contributions may be made in Buzz’s name and sent in care of the funeral home. To read a full obituary or to leave an online condolence please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.

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10 thoughts on “Floyd “Buzz” Holz

  1. Tina,Paul, Linda and Mick so very sorry for your loss. We enjoyed fishing when he was around he was always great company. Oh the stories he could tell… He will be missed by so very many people. Thanks Buzz for the wonderful memories in our Catfishing days. Now you can catch that big one you have been fishing for. Hugs my friend… Sending prayers for peace and comfort along with understanding for all of the Holz’s families… God Bless you each one…

  2. Holz Family,
    We were so sorry to hear of Buzz’s passing. Please know we are keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers. May He Rest In Peace & God Speed……
    The Stum’s

  3. Buzz is a friend 1st & a cousin that will never be forgotten. His personality and smile was always welcome to all of us. Can’t count the days & hours we enjoyed each others company. RIp. Our sympathy to the family.

  4. My sincere sympathy to all of you at this sad time of Buzzs death…may you feel Gods peace and healing comfort in the days and years ahead …. Sincerely ,Charlotte Kling

  5. Holz’s I am so sorry for your loss. Floyd was more than a friend, living across the street for years and growing up with him . He taught me how to hunt, fish, play pitch, and much more. Floyd was a huge part of my family.. I will relish our time together and remember him forever. So sad “Buzz” R.I.P.

  6. So sorry to hear about your loss. Buzz was always a good friend and cousin. We will miss him greatly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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