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Rita Buechler

Rita Buechler Rita Buechler

Rita Daus Buechler, age 92, Palmyra, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at Indian Creek Healthcare Center in Corydon, Ind.

Rita was born in Louisville, Ky., on April 13, 1929, to Jacob and Anna Weaver Daus. She married John C. Buechler on April 26, 1950, and enjoyed 57 years together.

Rita loved crocheting, gardening and often said she was proud of her family.

She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother, John Robert Daus; one sister, Mary Daus; and one great-grandson, Adam Dewey.

Rita is survived by her four daughters, Marilyn Craig (Dave), Dolores Martin (Ronnie), Darlene Smith (Bob) and Kathy Black; one son, Larry Buechler (Chrissy); 15 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Bradford, Ind., located at 11400 Farmers Lane NE, Greenville, IN 47124.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.

Interment will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Bradford.

The family of Rita Buechler asks that all who attend please wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita’s name to St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 11400 Farmers Lane, Greenville, IN 47124.