June J. Buchert, 90, of Genoa City, WI, formerly of Richmond, IL, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 while in the company of family members, at her home.
She was born in Zenda, WI on June 23, 1928, one of 13 children to the late William and Ella (Westphal) Behrens.
She was a graduate of Hebron High School in 1946. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Richmond.
She was married to Harry "Huck" Buchert Sr on May 15, 1948, in Greenwood, IL and he passed away Oct. 23, 2011.
She worked as a waitress at Hunter Country Club, Oriental Place, Andre’s and Capri restaurants. She was also a bank cashier at Citizens Bank in Genoa City, retiring in 1998.
She and her husband were charter members of the Richmond Trailblazers Snowmobile Club. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Richmond.
She enjoyed knitting, playing cards, bird watching and especially spending time with her family.
June is survived by two sons Harry (Pat) Buchert Jr, and Dewayne (Mary) Buchert, both of Genoa City, WI; three grandchildren John (Nicki) Buchert, Todd Buchert and Amy Buchert; five great grandchildren and her only surviving sibling, Betty Garrett of Hebron.
Services will be private for the family with inurnment in Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Grace Lutheran Church 6000 Broadway Richmond, IL 60071.