Nell Frances Boatright Bueker

Monday, December 13, 2010

Nell Frances Boatright Bueker, born November 3, 1913, was the daughter of Leslie G. Boatright and Nelle Walker Boatright. Her sisters, Helen Boatright Hamer and Edith Boatright Logsdon, and brother Leslie G. Boatright preceded her in death. She graduated from Slater High School in 1932 where she was the first Student Body president. She received her B.A. from Missouri Valley College in 1936. She taught math at Slater High School for three years before her marriage in 1939 to Chester L. Bueker who also taught in Slater. After many homes in war years they moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1957. She taught many years in San Antonio high schools. She was a pioneer for women in High School Administration when she became Assistant Principal of Churchill High School in San Antonio. Mr. Chester Bueker, brother of the late Armin Bueker, preceded her in death in 1988. She was also preceded by her sisters, Helen Hamer, a teacher in Marshall, Edith Logsdon of Raytown, Missouri, and brother, Leslie G. Boatright of Connecticut. She is survived by a son, James Boatright Bueker and wife, Penny Mings Bueker, of Houston, Texas. She is survived by three grandsons, Richard Alan Bueker and wife Shannon Spoor Bueker of Pittsboro, North Carolina, Ronald Scott Bueker, Gregory James Bueker and great-grandson, Gregory James Bueker, Jr., all of Houston, Texas.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas.

A memorial may be sent to the Boatright Scholarship Fund at Missouri Valley College. The scholarship was set up for worthy students who had graduated from a Saline County High School. Mrs. Bueker's father, Mr. L.G. Boatright, was County Collector for 8 years in Marshall and the entire family loved Missouri. You are invited to sign the guestbook at Arrangements are with Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, Texas, 78232, (210) 495-8221.

Additional information provided per family recompense.