WAUKESHA

Florence E. Buffington

March 27, 1934 - March 18, 2006

Florence E. (nee Petersen) Buffington, 71, of Waukesha, died Saturday, March 18, 2006. She was born March 27, 1934, in Racine, the daughter of the late Maude and Theodore Petersen.

She grew up in Oconomowoc. Florence loved wildlife, needle-point, her cats and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are her children, Mark (Sarah) Buffington and Cheryl (Wayne) Buth; her grandchildren, Shane (Dana), Seth (Rachael), Brent (Julie Martinez), Melissa Buth and Nate Buth (fiance Kristin Ferch); and her sister, Karen Powell. Also surviving her are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Beverly Reimer, and brothers-in-law, William Powell and Earl Reimer.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 1205 S. East Ave., Waukesha.

The family suggests memorials to Beautiful Savior Church, 1205 S. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.