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Lillian L. Buske

September 15, 1926 ~ January 6, 2017 (age 90)

Lillian "Lil" L. Buske, 90, of Jefferson, died on Friday, January 6, 2017, at home.

Born on September 15, 1926, in Beloit, to Gino and Natalina (Cacioli) Francini, she married Lloyd Buske on June 6, 1953, in Beloit.  He preceded her in death on February 2, 2013.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jefferson.

She and Lloyd owned and operated Diamond Lil's Liquor Store in Jefferson for many years.

Surviving are two daughters, Natalie (Edward) Berman of Greenwood Village, Colorado and Carla Buske-Williams of London, England; one son, Bob Buske of Leadville, Colorado; two grandchildren, Aaron (Meredith) Berman and Lia (Kenan) Berman; one sister, Bette Sullivan of Scottsdale, Arizona; one brother, Tom Francini of Los Angeles, California; and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Jennie Ludtke Dempsey;

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jefferson at noon on Wednesday, January 11, with the Rev. Tom Coyle officiating.

Burial will take place in at Concord United Methodist Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

The Olsen Funeral Home in Jefferson is assisting the family.

 Service Information

January 11, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St John the Baptist Catholic Church

Jefferson, WI

Mass of Christian Burial
January 11, 2017

12:00 PM
St John the Baptist Catholic Church

Jefferson, WI

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