Marian L. Buente, 89, of Bonfield, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021 at Miller Health Care in Kankakee. 

She was born July 4, 1931 in Effingham, the daughter of Elmer Sr. and Nellie (Haney) Mascher. 

She married Raymond Buente on March 2, 1957 in Kankakee. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1998. 

Marian helped her husband, Raymond, on the farm. She and her husband enjoyed traveling. Marian was a longstanding member of TWIG. She was also a volunteer at Riverside Medical Center. She was a member of Bonfield Evangelical United Methodist Church where she was a longtime organist. She enjoyed puzzle books. 

Marian is survived by three sons, Edmund (Cheryl) Buente, of New Bedford, MA, Steven Buente, of Bonfield, and Jay Buente, of Bonfield; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her husband, Raymond, Marian was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Shirley Bloomquist; and one brother, Elmer Mascher Jr. 

The funeral service was at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Pastor Keith Blankenship officiated the service. Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery in Bonfield. 

Memorials may be made to Bonfield Evangelical United Methodist Church.