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St. John Lutheran Church
Monday January 24th, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am

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St. John Lutheran Church
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Mary Frances Buettner

Mary Frances Buettner, age 82, of New Lebanon, OH passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at her residence. She was born on April 17, 1939 in Ingomar, OH to the late John and Edna (Buehner) Cotterman. She was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church; was a longtime member of the Dixie Pathfinder Camping Club; and was a Mary Kay Cosmetic consultant for over 40 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters Martha Ellen Henry and Nancy Zukowitz; brothers Henry, John and Dale Cotterman; and son-in-law Gary Vickers. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Hartmut “Mut” Buettner of New Lebanon; son Scott Buettner of Roseville, CA; daughter Rhonda (Kevin) Haynes of Brookville, OH; daughter Becky Vickers (Todd Ruckrigl) of New Lebanon, OH; grandchildren Brad (Brittany) Haynes of Springboro, OH and Kara Haynes (John Morones) of Huber Heights, OH; great grandchildren Liliana, Londyn and Falynn; sister-in-law Stephanie Cotterman; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 from 10:00 am until time of funeral service at 11:00 am at St. John Lutheran Church, 2139 Enterprise Road, West Alexandria, OH 45381 with Pastor Tim Swanson officiating. Burial will follow at Royal Oak Memorial Gardens, Brookville, OH. Gard Funeral Home (formerly Lindloff-Zimmerman), West Alexandria, OH is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. John Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

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Debbie Marker Jan 27 2022 4:48 PM

So sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She was my Mary Kay gal for many years. Always enjoyed our visits when I would pick up products at her home. One of the sweetest and positive ladies I have ever known. May God's love surround her family and bring peace today and the days ahead.

Carol Bowser Jan 22 2022 12:04 PM

I am so sorry to hear this news, she was so nice to me and was like a second mother to me while growing up. My deepest sympathy to the family.

Jenny Ritter Roberts Jan 21 2022 1:51 PM

Our deepest sympathy to the Buettner family in the loss of a loved one. We always enjoyed Mary's humor at family gatherings and will miss her sparkle. Peace be with Mary at this time.

Janet E Ruckrigl Jan 20 2022 6:42 PM

My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mrs. Buettner. May God be with you as you enter this next phase of your lives.

Jeff Studebaker Jan 20 2022 8:27 AM

Truly a beautiful soul.
So sorry for your loss.

Rick and Angie Dixon Jan 19 2022 10:56 PM

With deepest sympathy.
Our condolences to the Buettner family.
Bev & Bill Blackmore

William Blackmore Jan 19 2022 3:19 PM