Bucheit, Thomas E. CMSgt. USAF (Ret.) November 29, 1942 – July 15, 2015 Served USAF for 25 years. Preceded by parents, Don and Verna Bucheit; grandsons, Matthew Herrin and Blake Fischer; stepson, Maverick West. Survived by wife, Dixie West; daughters, Elizabeth Gamache (Robert), Trish Fischer, Susan George (Paul); grandchildren, Jessica Herrin, Alex, Mary and Andrew George; great grandchildren, Charli and Jack Oquinn; step grandchildren, Lindsey and Jeremiah West; brother-in-law, Monte Nelson; niece, Tanya Nelson; nephew, Monte Nelson, Jr.; and many other family members and friends. FUNERAL SERVICE: Noon, Monday, July 20, 2015, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Bellevue. Inurnment: Nebraska Veterans’ Cemetery. Memorials: Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon, Kanab, UT 84741.