Catherine A. Buscher


Catherine A. Buscher, age 93, of Trenton, passed away Thursday, October 23 at Aviston Countryside Manor. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for 93 year old Catherine A. Buscher will be held Monday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Trenton. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and again Monday from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton. Memorials are suggested to the Trenton VFW Post 7983 or Cystic Fibrosis Research.

Mrs. Buscher was born January 19, 1921 in Beckemeyer to William and Louise (Bach) Ripperda; they preceded her in death.

She married Herman Buscher on January 23, 1946 at St. Rose Catholic Church; he preceded her in death on July 23, 1993.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by daughters, Rita Marie Buscher and Ruth Ann Buscher; a son, Robert Herman Buscher; a sister, Wilhelmine Schroeder; brothers, Alphonse, Vincent, John, Raymond, Edward, Joseph, Clarence, and Jerome Ripperda; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Ruth Ripperda, Virginia Ripperda, Alex Hood, John Buscher, Greg Buscher, Raymond and Irene Buscher, Regina and Frank Wesselmann.

Surviving are her sisters, Mary Ann Brueggemann of Belleville and Josephine Hood of Troy; sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Janet Ripperda and Elinor Ripperda of Highland, Margaret Ripperda of Pocahontas, Dorothy Buscher of Breese, and Alvin Schroeder of Bartelso; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Catherine was a homemaker and retired as a seamstress from Artex in Highland. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Altar Sodality, Trenton VFW Post 7983 Auxiliary, and Trenton Senior Citizens.

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