Sirkka L. Buller, age 84, of Sardinia, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in at Forest Hills Care Center Cincinnati, OH. She was born December 21, 1932 in Viipuri, Finland, daughter of the late Vaino Johennes Tolbanen and Edla Vesala Tolbanen.
Sirkka was a member of Mowrystown Presbyterian Church and had worked at Brown County Hospital for over 30 years as a nurse’s aid. She moved from Finland to Canada, then to Ohio, where her family decided to stay.
Surviving are son, Terry Buller of Sardinia, two daughters, Gina (Bill) Barnett of Sardinia, and Anne (Mike) Cornell of Beavercreek, seven grandchildren, David (Christy) Buller, Gordy Buller, Nathan (Angie) Buller, Joey Barnett, Shane Barnett, Taylor Cornell, and Adam Cornell, three great-grandchildren, Grant, Justin, and Harper Buller, sister-in-law, Una Jamieson, numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Sirkka was preceded in death by her husband, William T. Buller, grandson, William Joshua Barnett, and a brother, Paavo Tolbanen.
Services will be held at Mowrystown Presbyterian Church, 3 W. Main St., Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Kraig Walker officiating. Interment will follow in the Mowrystown Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the church on Saturday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.
Contributions may be made to the Sardinia Food Bank, or the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206. To sign the online guest book, go to www.edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.