Bernard S. Buechler, 89, Ferdinand

Bernard S. Buechler, 89, of Ferdinand, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Bernard was born July 16, 1929, in Mariah Hill to Paul and Minnie (Schum) Buechler. He married Bernice Hartung on November 14, 1953, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.

Bernard was a lifelong farmer. He was a United States Army Veteran. Bernard was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church.

He enjoyed being with family and friends.

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

Bernard was preceded in death by a brother, Herbert Buechler; three sisters, Alma Kaelin, Marcella Schipp and Emma Willis; and a granddaughter, Kelley Buechler.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 8, at 10 a.m. in St. Ferdinand Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand and also on Saturday from 7-9:30 AM at the funeral home.

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