John Kessler
Elizabeth Etter
Ferne M. Kessler


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Ferne M. Kessler 1

  • Born: 25 May 1911, Woodland Twp., Fulton, IL 1
  • Marriage (1): Isaac G. Bucher on 7 May 1932 in Canton, Fulton, IL
  • Died: 17 Aug 2002, , , IL at age 91 1
  • Buried: Astoria: Astoria Cemetery, Fulton, IL 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Rushville Times on 21 Aug 2002 in Rushville, Schuyler, IL. 1 Ferne M. Bucher, 91, of Astoria, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at Astoria Gardens. She was born May 25, 1911, in Woodland Township, Fulton County, to John and Elizabeth (Etter) Kessler. She married Isaac G. Bucher May 7, 1932, in Canton. He died April 1, 1981. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Archie and Orville Kessler and one sister, Mary Kessler. Survivors include five sons, Jim (wife Susie) Bucher of Macomb, Willie (wife Nellie) Bucher of Astoria, Bob (wife Susie) Bucher of Ipava, Albert (wife Marsha) Bucher of Astoria and Thomas (wife Debbie) of Tucson, Ariz.; two daughters, Mrs. Rodney (Carolyn) Bricker of Greeley, Colo., and Mrs. Wendell (Alice) Clanin of Astoria; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker and also was a cook for Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville for several years. She was a member of Woodland Church of the Brethren. Services were Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Kevin Kessler officiating. Burial was in the Astoria Cemetery. Memorial may be made to Astoria Township Cemetery Association, Astoria Rescue Squad, or the Astoria Public Library.

Ferne married Isaac G. Bucher, son of Isaac Horst Bucher and Lydia Gibble Bucher, on 7 May 1932 in Canton, Fulton, IL. (Isaac G. Bucher was born about 1907 in Astoria, Fulton, IL 2.)


1 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

2 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Woodland, Fulton, Illinois; Roll: T624_288; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0103; FHL microfilm: 1374301.

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