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Doris Buxton

August 9, 1950 — April 22, 2019

Doris J. Buxton, 68, of Normal passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the funeral home in El Paso and one hour prior to the funeral service on Saturday. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso.
Memorials may be directed to the Humane Society of Central Illinois in Normal.

Doris was born on August 9, 1950 in Cincinnati, OH, the daughter of John and Gladys Long. She married David L. Buxton on April 8, 1993 in Bloomington. He preceded her in death on April 28, 2002.
Surviving are her children, Cynthia Hays of Normal, Samantha Barnett of Bloomington and Michael (Daphne) Buxton of Mahomet; stepchildren, Brian Oesch of Mahomet, Chris Oesch of Beardstown, Sherry (Steve) Weston of Apalachin, NY, Garry (Angela) Oesch Jr. of Colfax, and Jesse James Oesch of Bloomington. Doris is also survived by nine grandchildren, one great grandchild; a brother, John (Joyce) Long of Albuquerque, NM and three sisters, Barbara (Mike) Rustemeyer of Bloomington, Alice (Dennis) Griffin of Bloomington, and Pearl Riblet of Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Mark and Chuck Long and a grandson, AJ. Doris was also preceded in death by her beloved dogs, Bandit, Brandi and Stormie.

Doris and Dave owned and operated D&D Video Enterprises in El Paso. She later was employed as a Unit 5 school bus driver for eleven years. Doris especially enjoyed the children on her bus. She was passionate about playing Bingo at the Loyal Order of Moose in Bloomington. Doris also loved to play cards and she was known for her collection of angels.

Doris was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She will be greatly missed.

Her family would like to thank all of the special friends and caregivers that cared for Doris over the last few years.


APR 26. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

Funeral Service

APR 27. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

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