|Mary E. Favorite Bucher, 89, of Galesburg died at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2013 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
She was born July 30, 1924 in Maryland the daughter of Guy and Mae Cook Favorite. She married Joseph Bucher on October 15, 1941 in Chester, Pa. He preceded her in death on December 25, 1965.
She is survived by one son, Jerry (and Nancy) Bucher of Knoxville, Ill.; one daughter, Janet Brown of Galesburg; 12 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Guy (and Mary June) Favorite of Warrenton, Mo. and Robert (and Judy) Favorite of Wisc.; one sister, Patricia Shaw of Pa. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, one granddaughter, one great grandson, seven brothers, and two sisters.
She worked as an assistant at Helen and Meade’s. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church.
Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in St. Joseph Cemetery. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to FISH. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.