A private service will be held at a later date.
He was born Sept. 24, 1934, in Genoa City. His parents were Walter and Vivian (Katzenberg) Buchert.
He grew up and attended school in Crystal Lake, IL.
He married Jacqueline Dermont June 16, 1961, in Crystal Lake.
He was a veteran of the United States Army.
He was superintendent of the city of Crystal Lake, IL.
He and his wife moved to Park Falls in June of this year.
He is survived by his wife; four children, Jodi Buchert of Butternut and Gary Buchert, Kevin Buchert and Jeff (Theresa) Buchert, all of Park Falls; a sister, Sheila (Dan) Cox of Las Vegas, NV; and by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and by an infant daughter, Kristen.