Ellen M. Bucher MYERSTOWN Ellen M. Bucher, 100, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the wife of Warren A. Bucher, who died August 27, 1991. Born in West Myerstown on September 19, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Henrietta (Boyer) Weinhold. Ellen and her husband were self-employed farmers. An excellent seamstress, she worked at shirt and shoe factories in Myerstown and Richland during her younger years. She was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church, Myerstown, and along with her husband, was active with the Lebanon County Extension Office. Ellen was an active member of the Schaefferstown PTA, the Flower Club, and the Society of Farm Women. She is survived by daughters, Doris Bucher, PhD, wife of Kai Chanse, of New York, N.Y., Karen Bucher Ni, wife of James Ni, of Las Cruces, N.M.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Lynn D. Bucher in July 2013; and siblings, Harold Weinhold, Esther Marks, Verna Spitler, Lucy Merkel, and Raymond Weinhold. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Friedens Lutheran Church, Myerstown, preceded by a viewing beginning at 12 noon. Interment will be at Heidelberg Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Myerstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friedens Lutheran Church, 301 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown, PA 17067. Grose Funeral Home, Myerstown, is entrusted with the arrangements. www.grosefuneralhome.com
Published in Lebanon Daily News on May 7, 2014
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