Born: December 19, 1957 - Deceased: February 18, 2020
Debbie Buechler nee Johnson, 62, of Belleville, peacefully rejoined her loved ones in heaven, while surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Evelyn’s House, St. Louis Mo.
Born, December 19, 1957 in San Pedro California, she was raised in Illinois, graduating from Belleville Township H.S. West in 1976. Her career as an Office Specialist was shared; as a Purchasing Agent with Empire Comfort Systems as well as a Claims Distribution Mgr. with ArtiGem Co. Debbie had many traveling adventures and photos, which she enjoyed sharing with loved ones. She loved volleyball, boating, water skiing, camping, hiking, and outdoor activities. Her time spent with family and four wonderful grandsons was truly cherished.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Parents: Isaac and Charlotte Johnson
- Brother: Timothy Johnson
She is survived by her:
- Husband of 41 years: James Buechler
- Son: Dale (Heather) Buechler of Springfield MO
- Daughter: Amanda (Chris) Jordan of Columbia IL
- Dylan and Bryce Buechler of Springfield MO
- Jacob and Owen Jordan of Columbia IL
- Many relatives, friends, and co-workers
The Buechler family would like to note our appreciation to Debbie’s colleagues at ArtiGem, Belleville Firefighters Local 53, as well as the nurses, doctors, and staff at Evelyn’s House for their excellent care and compassion.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Belleville Area Humane Society, or the Charity of your choice.
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Monday, February 24, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Msgr. Bill McGhee officiating. Private family interment at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.