Marcella "Winnie" Buchman, 99, of Marinette passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013, at the Renaissance. She was born on December 29, 1913, in Marinette to Theodore and Augusta Winnekins.
Marcella graduated from Marinette High School in 1932, and later St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Peoria, Ill. She worked for years at both Marinette General and Menominee County Lloyd Hospitals. She later attended the University of Minnesota and Marquette University to study the field of Public Health, and was the Marinette City Public Health Nurse for over 20 years. In 1949, Marcella married Henry C. Buchman. He preceded her in death in 1984. Marcella was a member of the American Nurses Association, the Wisconsin Public Health Association, and the area's Retired Nurses Club. She was also a member of Holy Family Parish and Altar Society, and the Apostolate of Our Lady of Fatima.
Marcella is survived by nephews: Linwood (Joyce) Winnekins and Carl (Tina) Winnekins; a niece, Marcie Schubert; and many more nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; and brothers: Elmer and Earl Winnekins.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home, on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. A funeral mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, in Holy Family Parish - Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Taylor St., by Fr. Jack Harper.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery.