Hollis O’Dell Bucher 96, of Chillicothe, MO died Monday, September 22, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, MO.
Hollis was born May 12, 1918 in Des Moines, IA the son of Hollis Leora Bucher and Hattie Ezma May Bucher. He worked for the Kansas Board of Education as an engineer at the schools in the Leavenworth area.
Hollis married Laura Jean Liddle on July 10 1964 in Miami, OK. She preceded him in death September 16, 2005.
He was a member of Highview Baptist Church in Chillicothe and he liked any kind of crafting and really enjoyed crochet.
Hollis is survived by 11 children, Helen Harris (Robert), Jack O. Bucher(Ruth), Richard E. Bucher, Raymond S. Bucher, Tom Bucher, Tim Bucher, Marvin Bucher, Wanda, Hollis Leroy Bucher, Jackie Kania, and Debra Jean; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Laura and 4 children, Beverly Copple, Dianna Lee, Barbara Jean and Eddie.
Memorials in honor of Hollis may be made to his daughter, Helen Harris to help with the expenses of his funeral and left at or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington Chillicothe Mo 64601. On line condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 26, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe MO.
Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens, Leavenworth KS.
A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO.