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Anthony H. “Tony” Buschkoetter, age 79, passed away on Thursday morning, May 19, 2016, at his residence in Huntingburg.

Anthony Buschkoetter Obituary Photo652He was born March 10, 1937, in St. Anthony, Indiana to Ben and Lucilla (Heim) Buschkoetter. He married Mary Lou Sermersheim on October 3, 1959, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper. Tony was a farmer and worked as a foreman at Jasper Corporation for 20 years. In 1975, he retired from Jasper Corporation and started farming full-time. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg. Tony was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Lou Buschkoetter, who passed away on January 20, 2007; one sister, Bertha Veller; and two brothers, Martin Buschkoetter and John Buschkoetter.

He is survived by:

Two sons and one daughter-in-law,
Rod (Diane) Buschkoetter of Lake St. Louis, Missouri,
Ryan Buschkoetter of Huntingburg, Ind.;
Two sisters,
Lillian (Art) Sickbert of Jasper, Ind.,
Mary Lou (Albert) Sander of Huntingburg, Ind.;
Three brothers,
Charles (Wanda) Buschkoetter of Jasper, Ind.,
Paul Buschkoetter of Petersburg, Ind.,
Ben (Deb) Buschkoetter, Jr. of Huntingburg, Ind.;
Bob Veller of Florida;
Sharon Buschkoetter of Jasper, Ind.,
Marsha Buschkoetter of Huntingburg, Ind.;
by (5) grandchildren: Kyle, Craig, Andrea, Zach and Doug Buschkoetter; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Anthony Buschkoetter will be held at 12:30 p.m., E.D.T., on Monday, May 23, 2016, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 3:00-8:00 p.m., on Sunday. A parish rosary prayer vigil will be held at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be shared online at: