Lucy Buesing, 82, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died September 14, 2020 in Gothenburg, NE.
She was born August 23, 1938 in Neudorf, Ukraine, daughter of Otto and Hilda (Seel) Netzel. She was baptized on April 17, 1944 in Eugenfeld, Ukraine. Lucy arrived in New Orleans' on March 21, 1952 at the age of 14 with her mother and sister. She attended school at Lexington through the eighth grade and later received her GED in May of 1984. Lucy was united in marriage to Carl D Schwarz on January 8, 1955, in Lexington. The couple later divorced. Seven children were blessed to this marriage; David, Teresa, Ron, Anthony, Kathy, Charlie, and Troy. Lucy married Darrell Buesing on June 15, 1985 at Lexington. Over the years, she had several different jobs; she worked at Michael's, West Side Care Home, Slacks Nursing Home and retired from Hilltop Estates as head dietitian. She loved her music, cooking and baking, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Teresa and her husband Gary Smith, of Gothenburg, Ron Schwarz of Lexington, Kathy and her husband Tim Lord of Indianola, NE, Charlie and his wife Denise Schwarz of Clovis, CA, Troy Schwarz; of Gothenburg; 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; sister, Linda Schwarz; step-sons Mike Buesing, Matt (Angie) Buesing, Mark Buesing; a host of step grandchildren; along with many extended family and friends.
Lucy was preceded in death by husband, Darrel Buesing; sons, Anthony and David Schwarz; grandchildren Nathan, Natalie and Nicole; her parents Otto and Hilda.
Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm with the family present.
Graveside Services will be held at Gothenburg Cemetery, September 17, 2020 at 10:00 am.
Interment will follow in the Gothenburg Cemetery, Gothenburg, Nebraska.
Memorials may be given to the Hilltop Estates or Alzheimer's Association.
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