She moved to Phelps at a very early age and attended school there, graduating from Phelps High School in 1947. She married Lowell Buell Oct. 7, 1950.
Mrs. Buell worked as a bookkeeper for C.M. Christiansen, the Phelps Co-Op and the Phelps School. Her hobbies included baking, cooking and reading.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2003; a son, Kenneth in 2011; one brother, Harold Hogenmiller; one grandson, Peto Buell in 2010; one great-granddaughter, Alexis; and one son-in-law, Dennis Christensen.
Survivors include three daughters, Debra (Jim) Thomson, Denise Christensen and Dee Dee (Allan) Sorensen, all of Phelps; her son, Kirk Buell of Phelps; two brothers, Alvin (Rita) Hogenmiller of Conover and James Hogenmiller of Waukesha; two sisters, Ila Mae Manning of Waukesha and Judy (Ralph) Nocerini of Phelps; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Phelps School.
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