Delores J. Buller, age 78, of Henderson died Monday, February 23, 2004 at Henderson. She was born on January 6, 1926 to John J. and Amelia (Miller) Schrag on a farm south of Freeman, South Dakota. She received her elementary education in a one room country school just north of the farm. She was baptized on November 23, 1941 by Rev. Willard Claassen and became a member of Salem Mennonite Church, Freeman, SD. Delores graduated from the Freeman Academy, Freeman, SD in 1944. She attended on year at Freeman Junior College and received a teaching certificate. She taught in a one room country school in the Freeman area for two years. On May 8, 1947 she married Peter Buller and they spent their working years on the farm near Henderson, NE. She transferred her church membership to the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson in 1949 where she remained a faithful member until her death. Delores taught Sunday School for a number of years, at both churches in Freeman and Henderson. She was a member of the Mission Circles at Bethesda Church. She also participated in numerous volunteer activities. She enjoyed gardening and traveling,. Some of the vacation trips included Hawaii, Alaska, Israel, Jordan, and Egypt and most of the United States. In 1976 she and her husband retired and moved to Henderson.
Delores was preceded in death by her husband Peter, daughter-in-law Cheryl L. Buller, sister, Vergie Schrag, and her parents. Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, James Buller of Lincoln, NE and Robert Buller & Chou Ly of Comer, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Robert and Cleva Waltner of Freeman, SD; grandchildren Sovath Ly of Hampton, GA and Rachel Buller of Comer GA; nieces and nephews, Chuck and Ruth Mueller of Halstead, KS and Maynard and Barbara Yoder of Freeman, SD.
Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, February 27, 2004 at the Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson, Nebraska. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the church. Visitation will begin at 5:00 P.M Wednesday at Metz Mortuary in Henderson which is in charge of the arrangements.