Stella Bucheger

May 17, 1927 - Dec. 13, 2006

Stella Bucheger, 79, of Oconomowoc, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. She was born May 17, 1927, in Butternut, the daughter of Tony and Anna (nee Furtak) Miller.

She married Bernie Bucheger on Nov. 26, 1947, in Butternut. Stella was a homemaker and also worked at Aepplers Apple Orchard for 12 years.

She is survived by her husband, Bernie Bucheger; her children, Karen (Dennis) Rose of Eau Claire, Diane (Edgar) Beay of Palmyra, Jean Norton of Neosho, Patti Baxter of West Allis and Gary (Elizabeth) Bucheger of Stone Bank; her siblings, Tony (Janet) Miller of Park Falls, Mary Jean (Robert) Peterson of Mellen, Anne (William) Volska of Iowa and Jeanne (Doug) Reas of Green Lake; her sister-in-law, Nancy Miller of Park Falls; her 10 grandchildren; and her five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Neil, on June 18, 1971, and her parents, Tony and Anna Miller.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc, and again from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Monday, Dec. 18, at St. Bruno’s Catholic Church, 266 W. Ottawa Ave., Dousman. Burial is at St. Joan of Arc Cemetery.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Bruno’s Catholic Church.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459.