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Audrey Jean Buschek
(08-24-1935 - 02-08-2010)

Audrey “Jean” Buschek, 74 of Poplar Grove formerly of Elgin passed away Monday, February 8, 2010 at St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford. She was born August 24, 1935 in Elgin the daughter of Raymond and Josephine Cox Remmers. She attended St. Mary’s Grade School, Elgin and Mount St. Mary High School, St. Charles.
 
Jean was active in many school fundraisers, church choirs, scout troops and children related activities. For many years she was a foster parent and retired from a subsidiary of the Dept. of Family Services. Jean enjoyed the church choir, her family and was often seen at craft shows in the Elgin area.
 
Surviving are her husband, Joseph R. Buschek Sr. whom she married June 14, 1986
                                             Six children, Pam Tovar, Dennis (Maureen) Tovar,
                                              Lora Tovar(Scott MacDuff), Maria Theresa (Jim) Lucas,
                                              Lucinda(Jack) Kline and Robert (Diane) Tovar.
                         She was a loving grandmother of David and Louis Stickling,
                                 Dennis, Kelli and Kristy Tovar, Ian and Zoe Marszalek and
                                 Daniel Tovar.
                          and her former husband and friend, Macario “Mac” Tovar
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Vincent Remmers and a sister, Muriel Coquillard.
 
Funeral Services will be held at 9:30 A.M., Friday, February 12 from Laird Funeral Home, Elgin to St. Joseph Catholic Church for mass at 10:00 A.M. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.

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