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Monna Joyce Buesing

April 17, 1933 — July 4, 2017

Monna Buesing, age 84 of Russell, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Sunrise Manor, in Tyler, Minnesota. Memorial Service is 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017, at Grace First Parish in Russell. Interment will follow in the Russell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., on Monday at the church.

Clergy Officiating: Pastor Bruce Drackley
Organist: Sandy Buesing and Beth Erdmann
Congregational Hymns: Softly and Tenderly / Amazing Grace / How Great Thou Art
Soloist: Barb Wixon ~ Old Rugged Cross / On Eagle’s Wings
Active Urn Bearers: Monna’s nephews –
Leland Seiler, Perry Buesing, Aaron Buesing, Neil Buesing, Ryan Buesing, Russ Buesing
Honorary Urn Bearers: Monna’s grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces -
Nicole Gervais, Tiffany Godfrey, Heather Syltie, Wes Buesing, Xavier Buesing, David Lorenzen, Darin Lorenzen, Jacob Godfrey, Lucas Godfrey, Jackson Lorenzen, Mateo Beusing, Brynn Syltie, Colleen Wohlmann, Lorna Seiler, Connie Seiler, Sara Corcoran, Anne Nelson, Tracy Arnold.

Monna Joyce Burckhardt was born on April 17, 1933, in Tyler, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Joseph and Edna (Ristow) Burckhardt. Monna was baptized and confirmed at Russell First Presbyterian Church, in Russell. She attended school in Russell and graduated from Russell High School with the class of 1952. Monna resided in rural Russell, and she worked at the Best Western Motel in Marshall, for approximately twelve years, retiring in the early 1990s.

On February 23, 1952, Monna was united in marriage to Arnold Buesing Jr. at the Russell United Presbyterian Church. The couple farmed in rural Russell where Monna was a loving homemaker and farm wife. They were blessed with over 53 years of marriage and raised four children: Paulette, Janelle, Paul, and Jason. Arnold passed away in 2005.

Monna was a member of Russell Historical Society, Russell Cemetery committee, and the Ladies Aide at her church. Her other enjoyments included leading 4-H, fishing, puzzles, arts and crafts, knitting, sewing, and painting. She was always active and loved her family and friends and cherished the time she spent with them.

Monna Buesing entered her heavenly home on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the age of 84 years, 2 months, and 17 days. Blessed be her memory.

Monna is survived by her 3 children, Paulette (Dwight) Zvorak of Circle Pines; Janelle (Brian) Lorenzen of Cushing, IA, Jason (Lynn) Buesing of Sun Prairie, WI; daughter-in-law, Diane Buesing of Marshall; 7 grandchildren, Nicole (Jeff) Gervais of St. Paul, Tiffany Godfrey (Chuck) of Blaine, Heather (Tom) Syltie of Fort Collins, CO, Wes (Kayla) Buesing of Marshall, Xavier Buesing of Madison, WI, David Lorenzen of Cherokee, IA, Darin Lorenzen of Quimby, IA; 5 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Lucas, Jackson, Mateo and Brynn; many nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends.

Monna is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Edna Burckhardt; husband, Arnold Buesing Jr.; son, Paul Buesing; and sister, Donna Seiler.

The family invites attendees to the church fellowship hall following the interment for a luncheon.
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Visitation

Sunday, July 9, 2017

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

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Monday, July 10, 2017

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

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Monday, July 10, 2017

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