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Velma Buske

Velma Ruth Buske passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at her home in Troy. Velma was 82 years old.

Velma was born on September 20, 1939 in Salem, to Harry and Hazel Helm. She graduated high school and worked as a real estate broker. Velma owned and operated Gateway Properties in Collinsville. She married Glenn Allen Buske on September 5, 1959 in Litchfield.

Velma is survived by her husband, Glenn, and 3 sons, Brad, Greg and Mike Buske.

Velma was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will take place on Monday, October 11, 2021 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church in Troy. Funeral service will begin at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Graveside service will be at Mt. Olive City Cemetery in Mt. Olive. Lunch will follow at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church Hall.

Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Anyone wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at

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