SPRINGFIELD, IL - LaDean Buecker, 89, died at 12:35 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at St. John's Hospice.
She was born Feb. 14, 1925, in Springfield, to William and Julia Davis Spence. She married Norman Buecker on Feb. 10, 1951, and he survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Nancy Beth Buecker of Springfield; son, Bradley Joe (Nancy Pistorius) Buecker of Lawrence, Kan.; granddaughter, Alyssa Ashley Buecker; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Paul Davis Spence in 1977.
LaDean was a graduate of Memorial School of Nursing. She worked as a Nurse Assistant Supervisor and following her marriage she was a homemaker.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
Visitation: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home, Dr. Joe Eby officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Scottish Rite Valley of Springfield ASSR, Grand Lodge of Illinois AF&AM, or to a
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