Georgeen (Jean) B. Buechler




Georgeen (Jean) B.  Buechler, nee Horn, 78, of Belleville, Illinois, born Wednesday, December 20, 1933, in Belleville, IL, was taken to her eternal home on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 after a long battle with cancer.  


She was preceded in death by her:

  • Former husband: Clarence Holcomb
  • Father
  • Mother
  • Sister
  • Daughter

Survivors include

  • Husband: (Jim) Clem Buechler
  • Daughters
    • Barbara Shaw
    • Jayn Willeford
    • Kathi (Peter) Dow
  • Granddaughters
    • Jennifer (Matt) Cain
    • Leah Willeford
    • Emily (Andy) Neal
    • Alex (Amy) Dow
    • Special dedicated granddaughter Sarah (Chris) Brand
  • Stepchildren
    • Marsha (Bob) Schnepper
    • Jeff (Tamea) Buechler
    • Steven (Beth) Buechler
    • Patricia (Darrel) Addison
    • Jean (Bob) Artime
    • Linda (Bob) Freivogel
  • 11 step grandchildren

Georgeen retired after 33 years of Civilian Service at Scott Air Force Base.  She will be remembered for her love for her family and her precious yorkies.  A special thank you to Hospice of Southern Illinois and especially nurse Jacque Gibson for her loving and tender service.  Georgeen was a long time member and volunteer worker at St. Matthews UMC and other organizations. 

Memorials: Contributions would be welcome in lieu of flowers for Southern Illinois Hospice and St. Matthews UMC in Belleville, IL

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois and from 9:00 am - 10:00 am Friday, November 2, 2012 at Saint Matthew United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, November 2, 2012 at Saint Matthew United Methodist Church, with Rev. Larry Patton and Rev. Jim Slone officiating,  Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois.

Condolences left for Georgeen (Jean) B. Buechler:

    Jayn you and your family our in our prayers. We know what you are going through since we just lost our Mom. Remember God will see you through and give you the strength to face each day. We love you.

    Pastor Terry and Darla Clayton Pauls Valley OK 73075

    Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for you. The NARFE Service Center is located in building 50, Scott AFB. You may visit the Service Center on Tuesdays, 10AM to 2PM or call 618-256-9350. You may leave a voice mail message at other times and we will return your call the following Tuesday. You may also call either of our Service Officers, Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819, for immediate assistance if required.

    Gene Wiggins MASCOUTAH IL 62258

    To Barbara and family: We send our sincerest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. We know how difficult and sad the past few weeks have been for all of you. May God be with you; our prayers are for you all.

    Bob & Margaret Watson Collinsville Illinois 62234