Rev. Ron Shifely
Organist ~ Sharon Orth
Soloist ~ LeAndra Mogck
Dialysis Team & Fellow Patients
Charlotte Anne (Kackley) Buechler was born on Sunday, September 26, 1948 at Charles Town, West Virginia to John and Charlotte (Magaha) Kackley. She graduated from Clarke County High School in Berryville, Virginia in 1966. Charlotte earned her bachelor’s degree in education at Madison College in Harrisonburg, Virginia in 1970. She taught school for three years in Fredrick County, Virginia. She returned to college to become a lab technician and worked for many years in Luray, Virginia as a lab technician. Charlotte enjoyed teaching Sunday school and was a Sunday school teacher in Berryville for several years. She worked in Mt. Hebron Cemetery for numerous years as a secretary in Winchester, Virginia. At the same time, she worked nights at the Berryville Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician. Charlotte was united in marriage to Lynn Buechler on August 13, 1994 at her church in Berryville. After her marriage to Lynn, she moved to South Dakota where she worked at M-Tron in Yankton for three years. She then began working in the dietary department at the Scotland Good Samaritan Society in Scotland. Later she worked as a CNA for the home health care at Landmann-Jungman Memorial Hospital in Scotland. She went back to M-Tron for a short time, then became a med aide and CNA at Sister James Assisted Living Center for four years. Charlotte enjoyed crocheting, making afghans and needlework. She loved to go with Lynn camping in the Black Hills, visiting the Mammoth sites, panning for gold and trout fishing in Deerfield Lake. She was a member of the United Church of Christ in Scotland, where she taught Sunday school for over 14 years. Due to complications from diabetes, Charlotte developed foot problems in 2004, followed by surgery in 2005. She began dialysis in September of 2008. Charlotte passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Yankton Care Center at the age of 64 years, 1 month and 20 days.
Grateful for sharing Charlotte’s life are her husband, Lynn Buechler of Scotland; two step-children: Tony (Chad) Haberman of Fordyce, Nebraska and Casey Sommer Buechler of Yankton; four step-grandchildren: Kaylee, Daylan, Ethane and Seth; one brother and two sisters: John (Ann) Kackley, Margaret (Gary) Fultz and Mildred Kackley, all of Berrville, Virginia; mother-in-law Gladys Buechler of Scotland; and father-in-law Orville Buechler of Scotland.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents, John and Charlotte Kackley.