Mary Buecher, 92, of Belleville, Ill., born February 9, 1921, in Venice, Ill., passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Mary was a retired legal secretary and a member of Women of the Moose since 1949.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. I. W. Buecher; her parents; and a daughter, Barbara A. Davis.
Surviving are her dear friends whom she considered to be her adopted children, Kenneth L. and Christine Hamann; "adopted" grandchildren, Alexandrea, Kenny, and Candace; "adopted" great-grandson, Tristan Marshall; special friends, Lloyd Hunt and Stephanie West; and many other friends.
Memorials in Mary's honor are appreciated to the Hospice of Southern Ill. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.valhallagardensand
Funeral: No public services. Private Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo. A luncheon in celebration of Mary's life will be held at the Moose Hall in Swansea on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2 p.m.
VALHALLA GAERDNER HOLTEN FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 17, 2013