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Clayton F. Buettner

Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2013

MENDOTA - Clayton F. Buettner, 84, of Mendota died May 20, 2013 at the Mendota Lutheran Home.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 23 at the Merritt Funeral Home with Rev. Deanna Mede officiating. Burial will be at Restland Cemetery, Mendota. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22 at the funeral home.

Mr. Buettner was born May 31, 1928 in Sublette to Raymond and Edna (Geuther) Buettner. He married Lucille Althaus on Aug. 25, 1948 at Perkins Grove Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of Mendota; one son, Kenneth (Ruth) Buettner of LaMoille; three grandchildren, Jeff (Pam) Buettner, Doug (Allison) Buettner and Tim (Danielle) Buettner; five great grandchildren, Caden, Reiss, Calli, Ellyott and Abygail; one brother, Wayne (Linda) Buettner of Kings; two sisters, Geraldine (Harold) Sauer of Mendota and Lois Faber of Mendota; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ralph and Earl.

Mr. Buettner was a livestock and grain farmer in the Sublette area throughout his life. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, Lee County Pork Producers, Bureau County Cattle Feederís Association and was a lifetime member of the Farm Bureau and served as a 4-H leader.

Memorials may be directed to Zion United Methodist Church or the donorís choice.

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