Allan L. Buenker (53) of Watson


Published on August 6 2013 2:08 pm

Allan L. "Archie" Buenker, 53, of Watson, Illlinois passed away Tuesday morning, August 6, 2013.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30am at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8pm Friday.  Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Effingham. 

He was born December 25, 1959 in Effingham, the son of Donald and Mardell (Will) Buenker.  He married Frances K. Helmbacher on February 25, 2000.  He was a member of Teutopolis Knights of Columbus Council #2874 and had worked for Howell Construction for over 34 years.

Survivors include his wife Frances of Effingham...parents, Donald and Mardell Buenker...two step-daughters, Kelsea Beckman and husband Bryan and Sam Kania, both of Effingham...two brothers, Dwayne Buenker of Effingham and Kevin Buenker and wife Michelle of Teutopolis...three sisters, Wanda Redmond of St. Genevieve, Missouri, Sandra Jansen and husband Karl of Effingham and Deanna Budde and husband Kyle of  Effingham...and 13 nephews and nieces, Ayden and Kaleb Buenker, Payton, Kaitlyn and Cameron Budde, Jody, Jessica, Julie, Greg and Janice Jansen, Carl, Jason and Donald Redmond.