Annie Pauline Buer (nee Hoeksema) of Land O’Lakes formerly of Villa Park, IL. went home to the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 2, 2021. She was 96 and lived a long life full of faith, family, friends and service to others. She was born on November 29, 1924 in Vesper, WI. She married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Buer on November 2, 1946 and they were married 54 years until his passing in 2001. Together Bob and Annie had 7 children Glen (Mary) Buer, Neal (Lynn) Buer, Barbara Wittersheim, Carol (Charles) Buer, Nancy (Louis) Slade, Joanne (Peter) Buchhop and Beth Buer; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She loved her children and grandchildren and spent her life giving of herself to them. She could often be found teaching them some of her favorite activities like sewing and baking from scratch. Many of her grandchildren over the years have received her sewn animal creations and blankets. Annie loved children and could often be found teaching Sunday School or working in the nursery at whatever church she happened to be attending. She had a strong faith and loved her family and she will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. In addition to her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren Annie is survived by her brother Peter Hoeksema and her sister Janet Poel as well as many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be planned at a later date.
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