Obit: Buker, Dorothy (1914 - 1944)
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----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/20/1944

Buker, Dorothy (19 MAY 1914 - 11 JAN 1944)

Mrs. Walter Buker, nee Dorothy Kuester, daughter of Mrs. Mayme Kuester and the late Henry Kuester, was born in the Town of Warner (Clark Co., Wis.), and spent her childhood and attended school there.

In 1934 she was united in marriage to Walter Buker in Neillsville, Wis. To this union two daughters were born, Eleanor 9, and Lois May 5.

Mrs. Buker passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1944 at 10 p.m. following a heart attack, having reached the age of 29 years, 7 months and 22 days.

She is survived by her husband and two daughters, her mother, two sisters, Mrs. Joe (Leona) Boe of Greenwood, and Miss Lila of Neillsville; two brothers, Edward of Christie and John in the Southwest Pacific Islands; her grandfather, Gottlieb Kuester of the town of Warner. Her father preceded her in death in 1927 and a sister Evelyn on Jan. 7, 1922.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 14 at 2:00 p.m. from the Methodist Church, Rev. A.J. Abbott officiated. During the service Ilene and Irene Abbott sang "In the Sweet Bye and Bye", "Good Morning Up There" and "Only Shadows", accompainied by Mrs. John Meng. She was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Milton Boe, Amos Boe, Ole Milestone, Wm. Toburen, Myron Thwing and Emil Noah.

Those in charge of the flowers were Mrs. Ed Kippenhan, Mrs. Otto Reineking, Mrs. Henry Goettsch and Mrs. Myron Thwing.

Those from away who attended the funeral were Mrs. Mayme Kuester and daughter Lila, Byron Mund, Mrs. Elmer Mund and son Lloyd of Neillsville, Wis.



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