Florence M. Buth, 97, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2022, at the Aspirus Hospice House in Wausau.
She was born October 3, 1924 in the Town of Easton, Wisconsin to Gustave and Ernestine (Zahrt) Wenzel and was confirmed on June 5, 1938 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Town of Easton. Florence attended school at St. John’s. Prior to her marriage, she worked at the Wisconsin Box Company and Pied Piper Shoe factory. Florence even spent time making fly fishing lures.
On June 21, 1947 she married Edward Carl Buth and together raised their three daughters on their dairy farm. Florence volunteered for over 35 years at the Bethesda Thrift shop, and also volunteered with V.B.S, cradle roll, altar guild, the social welfare committee and belonged to the ladies aid.
Florence enjoyed gardening, quilting, and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her daughters: Barbara Beck, Bonnie (Larry) Viste and Kathy Roggenbuck; grandchildren: Craig (Rhonda), Trina (Paul), Tara (Cory), Josh, Shannon (Joe), Heidi (Drew), Zach (Amanda) and Nathan (Andrea); 21 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Florence was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 68 years, Edward; 3 sisters and 4 brothers.
Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 238537 Del Rio Rd, Wausau, with visitation from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Helke Funeral Home of Wausau is assisting the family. www.Helke.com
The family is requesting that everyone wears a mask while in the church.
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