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Funeral services for Jewel Marie Buechmann, 78, of New Ulm, were held
Thursday, August 12, at 11:00 a.m. from St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm
with the Rev. Bill Mosley officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Cory
Klussmann, Allen Cook, Jason Frank, Charlie Krueger, Lew Ellyn Gross, Larry
Cernoch and Royce Freitag. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. from
Wallis City Cemetery in Wallis.
Born in Simonton, Jewel was the daughter of Albert W. and Jewel Fowler
Freitag. She was raised in Wallis and graduated from Wallis High School in
1941. Jewel was previously married to Roy Heiman for 37 years and would have
celebrated her 22nd wedding anniversary with Cleo Buechmann on September 11,
2004. Jewel and Cleo were married in Round Top with the Rev. Milroy Gregor
officiating, on September 11, 1982. Mrs. Buechmann worked as a post mistress
44 years for the U.S. Postal Service in Wallis. Jewel was a member of the
Wallis Book Club and St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm.
Jewel Buechmann died August 9, 2004 in Brenham, Texas.
She is survived by her husband Cleo Buechmann; stepchildren, Amy Glussmann
and husband Cory of Brenham, Debbie Frank and husband Bubba of New Ulm,
Diane Cook and husband Allen of Katy, Carrie Arrington of New Caney, Chuck
Buechmann and wife Trisha of Brenham, Chris Buechmann and wife Dorothy of
Porter; sister, Esther Engelking of Pearland; brother, Albert W. Freitag,
Jr. and wife Pauline of Livingston, and two nieces and one nephew.
She is preceded in death by her parents Albert W. and Jewel Freitag.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for
Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, New
York 10163.
Funeral services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels,

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