Greenwood Funeral Home
In Memory Of Geneva Emily Buenger
Geneva Emily Buenger
Geneva Emily Buenger
Born: January 21, 1924
Died: September 26, 2015
Age: 91
Geneva Emily Buenger
January 21, 1924 - September 26, 2015
Geneva Emily Buenger, was born on a cold and snowy morning on January 21, 1924 to Bernhard C. and Emma W. (Schwartz) Buenger, the second oldest of children on the farm near Mapleton, IA.

In 1940 they moved to farm near Aurelia, IA. She was baptized at St. Matthew in Mapleton on February 10, 1924. She was confirmed May 22, 1938. She worked on the farm until 1975 when she moved to town with her parents, she then worked at a turkey farm, Aurelia School, Casey's, library, the church, and bank in Aurelia.

Geneva enjoyed helping people, loved her collections, gardening, quilting, crocheting, and her flowers.

On September 26, 2015, Geneva passed away at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her parents, B.C and Emma Buenger; and brothers: Raymond, Robert, Fredrick, Henry, and Donald.

She is survived by a brother, Bernhardt Buenger of Aurelia; sister, Meta Mae Hotz of California; sister-in-law; Darylene Buenger of Aurelia, IA; and many nieces; nephews; and loved ones.

Friday, October 02, 2015
She was a very much loved person, and great neighbor to my Mom, Verna Pingel. She would bring the best pickles and other food to Mom.lLila Beck
Don and Lila Beck
Monday, September 28, 2015
Geneva will be missed by so many that truly loved her & enjoyed her quilts and crochet projects. She was quite a character and one of a kind who was so helpful to others & showed us all how to age gracefully and keep active!!! We will miss her.
Lloyd & Linda Myers
Monday, September 28, 2015
Remembering a wonderful aunt who loved gardening, sewing and crocheting. She was always helping others and donating her beautiful quilts. What an example for all of us. She is missed.
Darrell & Julie Buenger
Monday, September 28, 2015
May she find peace in heaven which she so truly deserves.
Delbert & Cheryl Winterhof
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Geneva was the 'jewel' of our St.Paul Lutheran family. Her love, caring, and service through all these years was a true example of her love for our Lord and Savior Jesus. We will miss her as I know your family will also. God Bless!
Frances Hiemstra
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Geneva was such a good friend and neighbor to my mom, Fern Petlon. She always greeted us with a smile. We will miss her.
Roger and Jolene Jacob
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Geneva was not only a neighbor but a good friend. I will miss her very much.
Kathy Curtis
Saturday, September 26, 2015
We are so sorry, Geneva was a wonderful lady and our family thought the world of her.
Barb and Dar Evans

A public visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. with the family present during that time at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Pastor Jean Morse
Michelle Shriver
Koren Eaton
Roxanne Buenger
Kathleen Schwanz

Honorary Bearer
Darlyne Buenger
visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present during that time.
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Aurelia, Iowa
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