Bernice Buchheit

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernice Anna Buchheit, 88, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 13, 2007, at Perry County Nursing Home.

She was born in 1918 in Perry County, daughter of Henry and Henrietta Tucker Henderson. She and Arnold W. Buchheit were married in 1940. He died in 1991.

Buchheit retired as an inspector with Prince Gardener. She was a member of Christ the Savior Catholic Church at Brewer, Mo., and VFW Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Irene Gibbar of Summerfield, Fla.; a brother, Earl Henderson of St. Louis; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers.

Visitation will be from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Christ the Savior Church, with the Rev. Felipe Martinez officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.