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Mildred L. Buehler


Date/Time December 6, 2007/5:00 PM
126 Third Street Northeast

Mason City, IA 50401

Date/Time December 7, 2007/10:30 AM

1148 4th St.
Mason City, IA 50401

Mason City- Mildred L. Buehler, 92, of 302 2nd St. NE, died, Tuesday, December 04, 2007 at the Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City.

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 am Friday at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 4th St, Mason City with Rev. Paul Nelson and Rev. Jeni Bohls officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel.

Memorials may be directed to the Mildred L. Buehler Memorial Fund.

Mildred Lenora Buehler was born on December 23, 1914, in Joice, Iowa, the daughter of Carl and Bertina (Tweed) Olson. Mildred attended country school in rural Joice.

Mildred was married briefly to Max Lutcavish, to this union was a daughter Kayrl. She had numerous jobs in the North Iowa area, where she met Bill Buehler, a moment that changed both of their lives.

On August 13, 1951, Mildred was united in marriage to Bill Buehler in Mason City, Iowa. Bill and Mildred owned and operated Buehler’s Café for over 20 years until retirement in 1972. Mildred and Bill opened their house to their niece Sandra, and their nephew Bruce, who both came to live with them while attending Mason City High School.

Mildred enjoyed playing cards with her card club ladies, bowling, taking walks, and working. She was instrumental and involved with others in what came to be community kitchen. Mildred enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Mildred was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Mason City, and a member of the St. James Altar Guild.

She is survived by her daughter, Kayrl (Don) Plagge, of Mason City, her grandchildren, Ken Plagge, of Mason City, Kurt (Mary Brunet) Plagge, of Ames, Karen (Dan) Havey, of LaCrosse, WI, her sister in law, Gen Olson, of Michigan, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Bertina, husband, Bill , sister, Vernie Wilhite, brothers, Arnold, Franklin, and Merrill Olson, an infant brother, and a sister in law Helen Broers.

Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel
126 3rd St. NE Mason City, 50401

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