Home
Services
George Renner & Sons Funeral Home
120 North Illinois Street
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-5400
Resources
More Obituaries for Clinton Buechler
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Clinton J. "Joe" Buechler

Obituary Condolences

Clinton J. "Joe" Buechler Obituary
Clinton Buechler

Clinton J. "Joe" Buechler, 83, of Swansea, IL, born August 28, 1934, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, July 9, 2018, in Swansea, IL.

Clinton worked for the State of Illinois Department of Transportation before his retirement. He was a 20-year trustee for the City of Swansea and an honorary captain of the Swansea Fire Department. He was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church and was an usher at the church.

Some of his favorite things in life were the outdoors, camping, fishing, and spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed grilling, dining out with friends, and his frequent visits to fire houses.

Clinton was preceded in death by a son, William "Billy" Buechler; his parents, Bernard A. and Elsie, nee Pierce, Buechler; two sisters, Irma Bareham and Arline Wilkes; a brother, Harvey Buechler; a brother-in-law, Paul Billhartz; and two sisters-in-law, Mary M. Haas and Margaret "Tookie" Reinhardt.

Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, Agnes G., nee Billhartz, Buechler, whom he married on May 5, 1954; his children, Bob (Dixie) Buechler, Jim (Debbie) Buechler, Barb (Jim) Muren, Paul (Candy) Buechler, and Sue A. (Jeff) Yaekel; nine grandchildren, Tony (Katie) Buechler, Dale (Heather) Buechler, Amanda (Chris) Jordan, Jack (Amanda) Muren, Eric (Jessica) Muren, Kimberly (Brad) Dickerson, David (Katie) Buechler, Josie Yaekel and Jared Yaekel; 13 great-grandchildren, Vivian, Violet, Dylan, Bryce, Jacob, Owen, Sam, Addison, Hannah, Gabriel, Aaron, Colton, and Colin; four sisters-in-law, Betty Haas, Catherine (Kitty) Lanter, Veronica "Patsy" Wright, and Mary Ann Krohne; three brothers-in-law, Vincent Billhartz, Dennis Billhartz, and Virgil Reinhardt; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 8:30 to 9:40 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the funeral home.

Funeral: Funeral procession to leave at 9:40 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018 from the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, IL
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 12, 2018
Read More
Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of George Renner & Sons Funeral Home