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Robert R. "Bob" Buettner

March 28, 1928 — November 25, 2017


Robert R. "Bob" Buettner, 89, of Waterloo, IL, died November 25, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. He was born March 28, 1928, in Wartburg, IL.


He is survived by his daughter Patricia (Terry) Mosbacher and son David (Delberta) Buettner; grandson Andrew (Andrea Degener) Buettner, granddaughter Jessica (Gary) Schmidt, & granddaughter Megan (Joshua Pollard) Kelley; and great grandson Carson Kelley. Sister Jean E. Buettner and brother Kenneth L. (Judy) Buettner; sisters-in-law Doris O'Connor & Joanne Goeddel; aunt; nieces; nephews; and cousins.


He is preceded in death by his wife Adele M. Buettner nee Goeddel. They were married for 63 years. His father Rudolph Buettner and mother Ardina Buettner.


Robert graduated from Waterloo High School in 1946. On September 10th, 1949, Robert and Adele M. Goeddel married and moved to Wichita Falls, TX where Robert served in the Air Force for four years. From Texas they relocated to Alton, IL where he practiced his father's profession as a plasterer. Moving back home to Waterloo and very persuasive he found his true calling as a marketing sales representative for House of Tools and Engineering, St. Louis, MO.


            Robert's special interests and hobbies included caring for the earth as a master gardener, fishing and golf. An active member of the Waterloo community he was a Waterloo city alderman and served on the Waterloo and Monroe County Planning Commission. He led the St. Paul Waterloo United Church of Christ consistory during the planning and building of their sanctuary.


            The family wishes to extend sincere thanks to Hospice of Southern Illinois, and all Oak Hill staff who cared for Robert.


As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Paul United Church of Christ - Waterloo


Visitation:
4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Wednesday St. Paul United Church of Christ

Funeral:
10 AM Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
Pastor James Watson officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL
 

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Floraville)

100 Koerner St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)

200 N Main St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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