Edwin M. Buescher, 98, of Waterloo, IL, died December 31, 2020, in Waterloo, IL. He was born December 2, 1922, in Venedy, IL.
He is survived by his wife Katharine M. Buescher nee Sweetin; children Deanna (James) Kassing, Michael (Linda) Buescher, Joseph (Renee) Buescher, and Robert (Suzanne) Buescher; grandchildren Daniel (Melanie) Kassing and Sarah Kassing, Kelly (Kevin) Bollman, Shannon (Jeffrey) Gastreich, Michelle (Elijah) Marley, Marissa Buescher, Cole (fiancé Elizabeth Rill) Buescher, Samuel Buescher, Katharine A. Buescher, Andrew Buescher, Benjamin Buescher, Nicholas Buescher; great grandchildren Zachary Bollman, Liliana Bollman, Stella Gastreich, Phoebe Marley, & Brooks Marley; siblings Lydia Bellm, Verena "Jackie" Hankins, Omer (Marie) Buescher, and Dolores Wangerin; siblings-in-law Celeste Buescher and Jerri Sweetin.
Edwin is preceded in death by his parents Leo John & Catherine Wilhelmina (nee Sommer) Buescher; brother Raymond Buescher; sister Aurelia Hummert and Elizabeth Moats; brother-in-law Elmer Hummert, Roland Bellm, William Moats, Raymond Hankins, Donald Wangerin, and Stephen I. Sweetin, Jr.
He was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church - Waterloo, Althoff Fathers and Friends Club, retired from Scott Air Force Base, a school bus driver at Belleville and Waterloo after retirement, and a US Army Veteran.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Althoff Catholic High School, SS Peter and Paul Church - Waterloo, or Hospice of Southern Illinois
9:30 AM until time of service Thursday, January 7, 2021 at SS Peter & Paul Church
10:30 AM Thursday, January 7, 2021 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
Father Linus Umoren C.M. officiating
Interment at Green Mount Cemetery in Belleville, IL
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