Joan L. Buech - 84
1/31/1934 - 12/1/2018
Joan L. Buech, age 84 of Clinton, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Goose Lake. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton and from 9:00 AM until the funeral time Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brent R. Buech, Brandon Buech, Jason Archer, Shawn Stickell, Corey Buech, Joshua Archer and Riley Buech. Honorary pallbearers will be Emily Buech, Gracie Buech, Ashleigh Diedrich and Elizabeth Stickell.
Joan was born in Clinton on January 31, 1934, the daughter of Carl E. and Eulah A. (Johnson) Soderstrom. She graduated from Lyons High School in 1952. She married Billy Buech on February 20, 1954 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Joan farmed with her husband for many years. She had also been employed at Lyons Drug, Pillsbury and JC Penney. Joan was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church where she was active in the Quilting and Sarah Circle’s. She also was a member of the Clinton County Homemakers. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, had a love for pets and enjoyed playing cards with her 500 card club, gardening, baking, painting, and sewing
Joan is survived by her husband of 64 years, Billy; 4 children, Steven (Mary Lou) Buech of Bryant, Bryan (Maggie) Buech of Clinton, Brent (Liz) Buech of Bryant, and Scott Buech of Camanche; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Myrna. A memorial has been established. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton and from 9:00 AM until the funeral time Wednesday at the church.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Goose Lake. Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery.