Lou Alice Buechler, 82, Jasper

Lou A;oce Buechler

Lou Alice Buechler, 82, of Jasper, died Monday (October 7) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born October 13, 1930, in Celestine to Frank and Bertha (Gehlhausen) Kluesner. She married Elmer A. Buechler May 18, 1957, at St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine.

Lou Alice was a homemaker and member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, and the Holy Family Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She was a Eucharistic minister to the homebound and was active in the CRHP (Christ Renews His Parish) program at Holy Family. She enjoyed baking and cooking, flowers, and spending time with friends, grandkids and great-grandkids. She was a member of the neighborhood card club for over 50 years.

Surviving are her husband, Elmer A. Buechler; one daughter, Connie Buechler, Jasper; three sons, Steve Buechler and wife Margie, Ireland, Allen Buechler and wife Michele, Indianapolis, and Mark Buechler and wife Beth, Aurora, Illinois; two sisters, Evelyn Celestine, and Mary Heeke and husband Leonard, Celestine; six grandchildren, Matt and Brian Buechler, Beth Flamion, Tyler and Garrett Buechler, and Jared Buechler; and two great-grandchildren, Sarah and Maria Buechler.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one infant son, Kevin Buechler, and one sister, Ann Kempf.

Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic church, with burial following in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, and from 9-10 a.m. at the church on Friday. The Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary will pray the rosary at 1:45 p.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

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