Joan L. Buech

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Joan L. Buech

January 31, 1934 - December 01, 2018

Joan L. Buech 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 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 Circles. 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
Published on December 2, 2018
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Lois Hass Adams
Dec 04, 2018
I worked with Josie at the Lyons Drug Store nearly 70 years ago. She could light up a room with her sweet smile and the twinkle in her eyes. I am sure she will be sadly missed by Billy and her children. I offer my sympathy to the entire family.
Janice Davis (Adrian)
Dec 04, 2018
I was so sorry to hear of Joan’s passing. My condolences to Billy, Steven, Bryan, Brent, Scott and their families. Her sweet and kind spirit impressed me as a young girl with memories of wanting to be like her someday. A genuinely caring person who will truly be missed. Will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers
Mike And Karla Winkler
Dec 04, 2018
Hugs to all . Sorry for your loss.
Tim Heiar and Family
Dec 04, 2018
Our Condolences,Thoughts and Prayers πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
Paul Schroeder
Dec 04, 2018
Loss of a truly wonderful lady. So sorry for your loss..
Sandra Goodell
Dec 03, 2018
God bless all the family. I'll be thinking of you. Sending my love from Texas.
Lori Platt ( Stark )
Dec 03, 2018
One of the Sweetestest Ladies I've ever met. She will be so dearly missed by all who knew her.
My Condolences to All the Family & Friends of Joan.
Debra Brown
Dec 03, 2018
So very sorry for your families loss. ❀️
Paul & Barb Trenkamp
Dec 03, 2018
Brent, Liz & family. We are very sorry for your loss.
Sharon Mussmann
Dec 03, 2018
So very sorry for your loss.
Joan Marsh
Dec 03, 2018
So sorry to hear of Josie's passing. So many good memories of times over the years. I will always remember her smile and pride in her family. I cherish my time with her. Prayers to Bill and family.
Maurita and Aaron Marx
Dec 03, 2018
Dear Family.

Prayers and thoughts are with you. We remember Joanne as the kindest and most loving person.
We love you all and are here for you.
Aaron and Maurita
Carole Goers
Dec 02, 2018
Bill and family. So sorry to hear of Josie's passing. So many fond memories of a dear friend and a wonderful person. Prayers to you and your family and may the lord give you comfort at this time.