Gilbert J. Buescher, 97. Lawrence, Nebraska passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Perkins Pavilion-Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Rosary will be Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 9:30 a.m. and Mass will be Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 10:00 a.m. both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lawrence, Nebraska with Father Corey Harrison officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephen Catholic Cemetery, Lawrence, Nebraska. There will be no viewing or visitation as his wishes were to be cremated. Memorials can be directed to the church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.mertenbutlermortuary.com. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Gilbert was born on ay 27, 1924 to Frank and Dorothy (Schroer) Buescher at Lawrence, Nebraska. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1942. He farmed and worked for Schroer Implement co. in Lawrence from 1966 to 1985. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus for 76 years and had been a member of the Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He had a great love for baseball and westerns. He always was interested in what his nieces and nephews were doing.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Eileen Buescher, Hastings, Nebraska; nephews and nieces, Walter Buescher, Hastings, Nebraska, Michael (Frances) Buescher, Lawrence, Nebraska, Gary (Sherri) Buescher, Lawrence, Nebraska, Lee (Jolene) Buescher, Glenvil, Nebraska, Mary Ann Fulton, Lincoln, Nebraska, Jane (Michael) Streff, Lawrence, Nebraska, Ron (Barb) Buescher, Gibbon, Nebraska, Dennis (Marie) Buescher, Lawrence, Nebraska; many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sister-in-law, Wilford (Verena) Buescher, Edgar Buescher, two infant brothers and two niece-in-laws, Deanna Buescher and Charlene Buescher.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
141 East Second Street, Lawrence NE 68957