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“To the Buchler Family: It has been said that people come into our lives for a reason, a season, and a life time. You husband-father was one of a kind...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Joan O'Connell - New Lenox, IL

“Pat, Mike, Jennifer and all the rest of Brian's family, I have known and worked with Brian for over 20 years. My condolences for your loss. He was...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Keith Luchon - Hebron, IN

“Me and my fellow dog-walkers always looked for that shiny red pick-up bearing Brian and Maggie. We all had a special bond towards our furry pals and...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Kenneth Philiph - New Lenox, IL

“We were truly sorry to hear that Brian passed away. I only got to know him the last few years, from about the time of his by-pass, when he would come...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Peter Heinz Kalweit - Crete, IL

“I will miss my partner in appetizers and desserts. And your great sense of humor. You will always be in our hearts. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Bennecke - Orland Park, IL

“Brian, We will miss you ... your warm smile, your generous nature, and your embellished fishing and hunting stories. The memories of you will always...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Robert & Lori Faganely - friends

“I am truly sorry for your huge loss. Brian was not like anyone else I have ever met. He was such an inspiration to everyone and everyone at the...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Diana Thompson - Shore wood

“I had the honor of meeting Brian through his visits to the lab at U of C/Silver Cross. He was always upbeat and an inspiration to everyone he met....Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Blecke - IL

“Thanks, Pops. Enjoy fishing and prospecting and long lost friends and all the other things that make you happy...you earned it. And don't worry...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Michael Buchler - Allen, TX - Son


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Brian H. Buchler
66, late of New Lenox, formerly of Crete passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Brian was born in Chicago to the late Matthew M. and Gertrude (nee Parks) Buchler. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Fahey); Loving father of Michael (Kimberly) Buchler and Jennifer Mox; Cherished grandfather of Avery Karen, and Ainsley Kimberlyn Buchler, Madicyn Jo and Maecyn Rae Mox; Dear brother of Douglas (Joan), Jack (Judy), Matthew (Robyn), Joanne (the late David) Pedric, Elaine (the late William) Graham, Eileen (the late James) Kupiainen and Susan (William) Brassfield. Brian was the owner of Valley Piping Inc. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army 4th Infantry Div. serving in Vietnam 1966—967. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Brian's name can be made to University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital Carolyn J. Czerkies Pavilion. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 for a Memorial Service on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:00AM. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.