MaryLouise Birchler

Obituary of MaryLouise Birchler

MaryLouise Helen Birchler, 79, of Sparta, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL. She was born on October 17, 1937 in Washington County. The daughter of the late Joseph and Irene (Luechtefeld) Buss. MaryLouise and Roy A. Birchler were united in marriage on April 9, 1958 in St. Libory, IL. Roy preceded her in death on March 25, 1997. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta, IL

MaryLouise is survived by her mother, Eleanorna Buss of St. Libory, IL; five sons, Terry  Birchler of Sparta, IL, Raymond Birchler of Citrus Heights, CA, Scott Birchler of Sparta, IL, Dennis Birchler of Kennesaw, GA, and Thomas Birchler of Sparta, IL; three sisters, Ruth (Kenny) Weber of Steeleville, IL, Marilyn (Bobby) Elam of Belleville, IL, and Jean (Chuck) Harris of New Athens, IL; one brother, Alvin (Bonnie) Buss of St. Libory, IL; fourteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends

MaryLouise is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son Randy and one daughter Diane, two brothers Donald and Jerry

Mass Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta, IL

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at McDaniel & Lee Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services in Sparta, IL and on Monday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home thence to the Church. Rosary will be held at 6:45 p.m. on Sunday

Interment will be at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL

Memorials may be given in the form of Masses, or to the American Lung Association or the American Heart Association