Fern M. Buchheim

Fern M. Buchheim, age 102, of Highland, passed away Thursday, September 11 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Funeral services for 102 year old Fern M. Buchheim will be held Monday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland. Friends may call Monday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation.

She was born on Thursday, June 27, 1912, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude (nee Gloss) Gall.

On Thursday, June 8, 1933, she married Irwin Joseph Buchheim who passed away on Sunday, November 29, 1981.

Mrs. Buchheim was born and reared in Highland, IL. She worked at Moulton Bartley Shoe Factory in Highland. After marriage, she and her husband lived at St. Louis, MO, Chicago, IL, and from 1948 to 1982 they lived at Jacksonville, IL. She then moved back to Highland. She enjoyed gardening and was known for her beautiful rose gardens. She was a self educated person in the financial markets.

Survivors include:
Son – Dwight H. Buchheim, Highland, IL
Daughter In-law – Janice R. Buchheim, Jefferson City, MO
Grandchild – Evan J. Buchheim, Jefferson City, MO
Grandchild – Cheryl Ann (Joseph) Alonzo, Jefferson City, MO
Great Grandchild – Andrew J. Buchheim, Jefferson City, MO
Great Grandchild – Matthew R. Buchheim, Jefferson City, MO
Great Grandchild – Adam J. Alonzo, Jefferson City, MO

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Joseph Gall
Mother – Gertrude Gall, nee Gloss
Husband – Irwin J. Buchheim (Died 11/29/1981)
Son – Wayne J. Buchheim (died 5/6/2008), Jefferson City, MO
Brother – Lester A. Gall (Died 4/28/1991)