Naomi Alberta Bernice Buchmeier, age 99 a longtime resident of Peotone, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Beecher Manor Nursing Home. Naomi was the daughter of George and Sophia (Schmidtz) Schroeder. She was born August 14, 1921, receiving confirmation at Immanuel Church in Peotone on April 11, 1935, confirmation verse Matthew 28: 20. On November 12, 1937 she married Louis Buchmeier in Davenport Iowa. They had three children Ronald, Monte and Mark. Louis passed away February 7, 1978. She was a member of Immanuel Church, the women’s fellowship, American Legion Aux and the past Presidents. She retired from Bimba Manufacturing and then continued to work for the Peotone High School in the lunchroom, where she was known as Grandma B.
She is survived by her son’s Monte (LaVerne) Buchmeier of Homewood and Mark (Penny) Buchmeier of Peotone; 6 grandchildren, 5 bonus grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren and 3 very special nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband Louis Buchmeier; son Ronald Buchmeier; daughter in law Winann Buchmeier; her parents George and Sophia Schroeder; 2 brothers;1 sister and 1 great grandson.
A visitation will be held at Fedde Helfrich Cross Funeral Home 112 W. Main St. Peotone IL 60468on Tuesday, July 28, 2021 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral service will be held at Immanuel United Church of Christ 311 W. Corning Ave. Peotone IL 60468 at 10:00 AM, lying in state from 9-10AM. Interment will follow to Peotone Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Vitas Hospice, www.vitas.com would be appreciated
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