Thursday, January 19, 2012


AGE: 17

ADDRESS: W3896 Klinger Lane Medford Town of Browning Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:30 P.M. Wednesday, January 18 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where she had been a patient there for 1 day.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: A Celebration of Sierra’s life will be held at 6:00 P.M. Saturday, January 21 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

VISITATION AT: 2:30 P.M. to 5:45 P.M. Saturday, January 21 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 28, 1994 in Wausau

EDUCATION: Attended Holy Rosary Catholic School and currently a senior at Medford High School

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Sierra was currently a member of the Senior Class at Medford High School. She enjoyed swimming, camping, hunting, fishing and snowmobiling. Sierra was a social butterfly and enjoyed her family, her friends and her cat Snicker.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Sisters: Alexia Buchkowski of Rib Lake and Paige Ludwig of Medford
2 Brothers: Marcus and Andrew Ludwig Both of Medford

PARENTS: Mother: Tina (Jim) Ludwig Maiden Name: Slagoski of Medford
Father: Harry Buchkowski of Hatley
Maternal Grandmother: Carol (Steve) Schlais of Mitchell, South Dakota
Paternal Grandparents: Harry (Patricia) Buchkowski Sr. of Hatley
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Many Friends

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Sierra’s family to be designated at a later date
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