Bernard S. Buechler, 89, Ferdinand

Bernard S. Buechler, 89, of Ferdinand, died Tuesday, June 4. He was born in Mariah Hill July 16, 1929, to Paul and Minnie (Schum) Buechler. He married Bernice Hartung November 14, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.

Bernard was a lifelong farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church. He enjoyed being with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Bernice Buechler; two sons, Larry Buechler and wife Kim and Danny Buechler and wife Brenda, of all of Ferdinand; three daughters, Georgia Rahman and husband Alan, Paula Demuth and husband Rick, and Gloria Rahman and husband Edwin, all of Ferdinand; one sister, Henrietta Buechler, Jasper; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Herbert Buechler, three sisters, Alma Kaelin, Marcella Schipp, and Emma Willis; and one granddaughter, Kelley Buechler.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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