“She was the Matriarch of the Buss family”
Florence B. Buss, age 98, of McHenry died Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at Valley Hi Nursing Home in Woodstock.
She was born June 3, 1909 in Chicago to Casimer and Valeria (Jahnke) Baranski. On February 12, 1928 she married Leon F. Buss at St. Philomena Church in Chicago.
Florence was a loving, kind and caring mother. She was a very religious individual who was a member of the Church of Holy Apostles and former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She had lived in the McHenry area over 55 years.
She is survived by fourteen children, William (Adeline) Mulholland, Paul (Delores) Miller, Bernard (Jan) Buss, Kathleen Krepel, Dolores Buss, Carol (Robert) Beyer, Valeria (George) Scarbrough, Charles (Velma) Buss, Rosemary Schaefer, Gerard (Nancy) Buss, Hattie (Dennis) Kozicki, David Buss, Dominic Buss, Peter (Carol) Buss; 59 grandchildren; many great and great great grandchildren; a sister Evelyn Domagalski; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Leon F. Buss on February 5, 1982; a son Leon Buss on June 22, 1997; five grandchildren, James, Randy, Richard, Timothy and Ashley; a son-in-law, Alfred Krepel; her parents; three brothers; and six sisters.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2007 at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry, Il 60050.
Visitation will continue on Friday, August 10, at the Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Road, McHenry, from 10 a.m. until the funeral Mass at 11 a.m.
Interment will be in Windridge Memorial Park Cemetery, Cary.
Friends may send a condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com, or call 815-385-2400 for further information.