Nancy J. Buechlein, 55, Celestine

Nancy J. Buechlein, 55, of Celestine, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at her home.

She was born on September 27, 1962, at Jasper to Gerold C. and Alberta (Englert) Sturgeon.  She married Wayne L. Buechlein on May 5, 1990, at St. Anthony.

Nancy was working at the Jasper Group for 37 years and a graduate of Forest Park High School in Ferdinand.

She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish–Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville.

She enjoyed being with her family.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Wayne Buechlein; one daughter, Vanessa Buechlein, Birdseye; two sons, Joshua Buechlein, St. Anthony, and Joseph Buechlein, French Lick; her mother, Alberta Sturgeon, Schellville; two grandchildren, Taylynn and Quentin Rembe, and one expecting; one sister, Bonnie (Jim) Fettes, Birdseye; and one brother, Stan Sturgeon, Dubois.

Preceding her in death are her father, Gerold Sturgeon; and two brothers, David and Joseph Sturgeon.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 9, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Schnellville.

Friends may call from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel, Jasper, and one hour before services at church.

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