|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1905|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 1998|
Mrs. Letha A. Buchenau, 93, of Brooklyn, died Thursday, November 26, 1998, in the Brookhaven Nursing Home, Brooklyn.
Graveside Services for Mrs. Buchenau were held at 11 AM, Monday, at the Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery. Rev. William Daylong, Pastor of the Grace United Methodist Church, officiated.
Nevenhoven Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Letha A. Buchenau, daughter of Francis Keller and Rozella Gardner Keller, was born July 19, 1905, in a log cabin at North Vernon, Indiana.
Mrs. Buchenau moved with her family to Brooklyn in 1918. She was a graduate of the Brooklyn High School. She taught school for several years.
On October 28, 1925, she was married to Edgar Paulsen Buchenau in Brooklyn. They lived in Brooklyn and he died Februry 8, 1988. Since December 1995, Mrs. Buchenau has been a resident of Brookhaven Nursing Home.
Mrs.Buchenau was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and Rebekah Lodge. For many years she was a Sunday School teacher and helped with Methodist Church Rummage Sale.
Survivors include her daughter, Bonnie Burry and her husband, Bernard of Cedar Rapids; one son, Theodore, and his wife, Darlene, of Hiawatha, IA; one grandson, Robert Buchenau and his wife, Mary, of Coralville; one great grandson; three step great grandchildren; and step great great grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 3 sisters, and 8 brothers.
Source: Nevenhoven Funeral Services, Inc., records.
Edgar Paulsen Buchenau (1906 - 1988)
Bonnie Ruth Buchenau Burry (1926 - 2005)*
Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Row A Lot # 11 Space 4
Maintained by: Butler12
Originally Created by: Thomas Henning
Record added: Dec 18, 2005
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