Laura Jane Buckler
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Laura Jane Buckler
  • August 17, 1925 - August 23, 2017
  • Columbia, Missouri

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Laura Jane Buckler, 92, of Columbia, MO passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Provision Living in Columbia, MO.



Visitation will be on Monday, August 28, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.



Jane was born on August 17, 1925 in Boone County, MO, the daughter of Warren Fielding and Letha Lee (Sims) Graves who preceded her in death. She was married on January 26, 1945 to Wendell E. Buckler who preceded her in death on September 15, 2010. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Jane retired in 1992 from the University of Missouri as a secretary to the Chairman of the Department of Agricultural Economics.



Jane was an active member of the Gideons Auxillary while Wendell was living and was known for her hand crafted table decorations. Jane’s creativity extended beyond table decorations to all kinds of needlecraft and she was instrumental in organizing the Ugly Quilters at Calvary, who made quilts for homeless people at Harbor House. Her quick wit and generous and loving spirit was extended to all she met and she loved and was loved by many.



Survivors include: her two children, Becky Buckler of Columbia, MO and Kevin Buckler (Margrace) of Columbia, MO. She was also preceded in death by one grandson, Morgan Buckler, and three brothers, an infant, John Haynes Graves, and Chester Graves.