June 23, 1930 - May 20, 2016
Gloria A. Buckner 85 of Markle passed away at 11:05 p.m. Thursday (May 19, 2016) at Markle Health & Rehab. Center. She was born on July 23, 1930 in Fort Wayne to Senator Von A. & Myrtle (Fairchild) Eichhorn. Gloria graduated from Rockcreek High School in 1947 at graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Fort Wayne. She worked as a registered nurse at Adams County Memorial Hospital, Caylor-Nickel Clinic and retired from Markle Health & Rehab. Center after 30 years of combined service. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Uniondale and enjoyed oil painting. She was involved in art classes at Decatur Community Center for many years. On July 26, 1952 in Uniondale, Gloria married Edward Adams Buckner. He preceded her in death on February 27, 1958. Survivors include her children: Sally Buckner of Bluffton, Bradley (Denise) Buckner of Kodak, TN Jack Martinez of New Haven, along with a brother Tom (Wanda) Eichhorn of CO. along with 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Gloria is preceded in death by her parents, husband, her son Bruce Buckner, a grandson Joseph Biedermann, along with two sisters Enid Marie Eichhorn and Mary Jane Eichhorn. A service to celebrate Gloria’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday (May 24, 2016) at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in Bluffton. Calling hours will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Gloria’s memory to the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Friends can send online condolences to the family at www.thomarich.com.
Gloria A. Buckner 85 of Markle passed away at 11:05 p.m. Thursday (May 19, 2016) at Markle Health & Rehab. Center. She was born on July 23, 1930 in Fort Wayne to Senator Von A. & Myrtle (Fairchild) Eichhorn. Gloria graduated from Rockcreek... View Obituary & Service Information
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