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[July 22, 2021]  LINCOLN -  John Wayne Buchen, 72, of Lincoln, passed away June 8, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.

Celebration of Life

Celebration of Life
John Wayne Buchen
October 18th, 1948- June 8, 2021
American Legion-1740 5th St, Lincoln IL 62656
July 31st, 2021 6pm-9pm

Every day is a new opportunity to choose joy, despite sorrow. To that end, we have planned a celebration of life service to share all the joy of Johnís life. We have much to be thankful for and plan to be together on July 31st, 2021 at 6pm at American Legion to give thanks for him.

John is survived by his wife Tinker, July 31, 2021 would have been their 50th anniversary together.

His wife, daughters, and grandchildren are what he cherished most. He will be remembered for his work ethic, sacrifices he made for his family, caring heart, & big personality.

He will be missed by many and is in Heaven watching over us all.

We will be saying a prayer for John and his family at 6pm.

Please join us in watching the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Minnesota Twins baseball game.

We will be honoring his memory and celebrating his life.

Refreshments will be provided.

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John Wayne Buchen, 72, of Lincoln, passed away June 8, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.



Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

John was born October 18, 1948 in Decatur, the son of Robert and Dolores Buchen. He married Katrinka Etherton . He was a self employed contractor for over 50 years.

John was a fan of all sports, particularly horse racing and the St. Louis Cardinals. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and was known for being an extremely hard worker. He will be greatly missed by many.

Survivors include his wife Katrinka; children: Cynthia (Peter) Scaturico and Heather (Kevin) Bruce; grandchildren: Chelsea, Hailey, Cierra, Gracey, Alyssia, and Sophia; great grandchildren: Stella, Maxwell, and Daphne.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial donations may be made to NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders).

Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

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