Louise (Weezie) Richards Buell, age 88, of Greenville, passed away at her residence on Monday, September 24, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.
Born on April 29, 1924 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Cyril G. and Eileen A. (Norton) Richards.
Louise received her education at St. Mark Catholic grade school, Kenosha High School and St. Teresa’s College in Winona MN.
On December 27, 1947 she was united in marriage to Dennis Patrick Buell at St. Mark Catholic church.
In 1962, Dennis and Louise moved their family to Greenville, Ohio where they raised their seven children. She is survived by her loving husband Dennis for 65 years, children: Cathy and (Ed) Cornell, John Buell, Tom and (Janet) Buell, Eileen Stegall and special friend, Mike Schulze, Molly and (Mark) Logan, Patricia and (Randy) Lear, Michael and (Gina) Buell. Louise is further survived by 17 grandchildren (Amy, Jonathon, Jack, Adam, Melissa, Stephanie, Britt, Jonathon, Katie, Emily, Patrick, Joseph, Sam, Grace, Tommy, Cy and Elena) and 13 great grandchildren (Jacob, Joshua, Braden, Avery, Landon, Mason, Colin, Sophie, Samantha, Matthew, Chloe, Liam, Charlie), brother Paul Hoyt Richards, sister Mary Eileen (Richards) Walker, and sister in law Maureen Freeland.
Along with her parents she is preceded in death by brothers Dr. John Richards and Charles Richards.
Louise was the secretary for Darke County United Way for several years. Louise’s greatest pleasure was to spend time with her husband, children and her grandchildren. She was an avid golfer, bridge player, loved to knit having made personalized Christmas stockings for all her grandchildren and great grandchildren, sang in the St. Mary’s choir and was a member of the St. Mary’s Rosary Altar Society. Louise lived her life with intention. She had been very active with her volunteer work throughout the Greenville and Darke county area. She inspired others by her faith, her ability to enjoy her family and all that life had to offer.
Louise’s family would like to give a special thank you to State of the Heart Hospice especially Beth Winner and Ashley Ray for their wonderful care and support.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday September 28, 2012 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Father John R. White officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. Prayers will be recited at 4:00 P.M. and the Rosary Altar Society will recite the Rosary at 7:45 P.M. Thursday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances to the State of the Heart Hospice Darke County, St. Mary’s School of Greenville Ohio, or Good Samaritan Home of Greenville Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com