Mary Lou (Garbers) Buckmeier

FAIRMONT – A Celebration of Life visitation for Mary Lou “Garbers” Buckmeier, 87, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Kramer Family Funeral Home in Welcome, Minn.

Mary Lou left us on Saturday afternoon, March 22, 2014, at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont, Minn.

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Mary Louise Garbers was born Nov. 16, 1926, in Welcome, Minn., to Henry and Bessie (Grant) Garbers. She graduated from Welcome High School, Welcome, Minn., with the class of 1944. On Dec. 6, 1947, she was united in marriage to Floyd “Bucky” Buckmeier at Trinity Lutheran Church in Welcome, Minn. They made their home in Fairmont. Her past time was spent reading books, playing cards, dancing, traveling and watching football. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Floyd “Bucky” Buckmeier of Fairmont, Minn.; two daughters, Nancy Buckmeier of St. Cloud, Minn., and Jean (Patrick) Murphy of rural Fairmont, Minn.; two grandchildren, Erik and Kate Murphy of Fairmont; and other relatives and friends.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Donald Garbers; and other relatives.