Alfred Jude Buescher Jr., 70, Folsom, Calif., formerly of Washington, died peacefully at home Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
Al was born May 30, 1942, in Washington.
He is survived by his partner, Maureen Guetschow; her two children, Courtney and Lindsay; his four children, John (Lisa), Michael (Shannon), Daniel (Mary Pat) and Susie (Adrian); six grandchildren, Ryan, Curran, Lucy, Hayes, George and Henry; two brothers, Romuald (Joan) and David; one sister, Janet; other relatives and many friends.
Al was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred Sr. and wife Zita; and sister, Carol.
He spent most of his life in and around St. Louis before moving to California state in 2002. Al graduated with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology, and an MBA from Washington University.
He was passionate about sailing on Folsom Lake, a lifelong classic car enthusiast and a dedicated baseball fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, Mo.
A funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, 310 W. Main St., Washington, Mo.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., Sacramento, CA 95818 are preferred.