We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Grace Buatte

A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, November 21, 2014 for 92 year old Grace Buatte of Chester, IL who died Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.

Grace was born January 19, 1922 in Warrenton, MO, the daughter of John and Sylvia (Medcalf) Jungewaelter. She married Charles Buatte on June 12, 1943 in Sioux Falls, SD and he preceded her in death on March 19, 2013.

Surviving are six children, David Buatte of Bethalto, IL, Phillip Buatte of Mechanicsville, VA and Bruce Buatte, Vicki Hopkins, Deborah Rust and Jody Springer all of Chester, IL. One sister, Ruby Allison of Chester, IL. 12 grandchildren, two step grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, two granddaughters and one grandson.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm Thursday, November 20, 2014 and from 7:30am to 9:45am Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A Funeral Mass for Grace Buatte will be held at 10am Friday, November 21, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or St. Mary’s Catholic School both in Chester, IL.