May 29, 1953 ~ March 20, 2021

Born in: Indianapolis, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Ardis Bucher, 67, of Indianapolis, IN passed away on March 20, 2021. She was born on May 29, 1953 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Boyers and Charlotte (Montgomery) Bucher. Ardis, lovingly known as Ardie, graduated from Arlington High School in 1971. She worked for Marsh Supermarkets for 25+ years. She also worked as an Office Clerk for Indianapolis Life Insurance, Liberty Mutual and Arlington/Roe.

She was a member of the Eagles Club in Beach Grove and the Thursday Night Ladies Bowling League at Expo Bowl.

Ardie loved to spend time with family and friends. She enjoyed watching football and basketball (especially Colts and Butler games), traveling,competing in bowling tournaments, playing cards, and participating in the Indiana State Fair Vintage Arts and Antiques Exhibits.

She is preceded in death by her parents, mentioned above, along with her special loved one, John F. Keefe.

Ardie is survived by her son, Tom Fuller of Virginia; along with her grandchildren Haylie Stinson, Zakkary Fuller and Hannah Fuller, all of Virginia; her brother Steven Bucher (Pam) of Pittsboro, IN.

Ardie requested this on her obituary – Death takes the body, God holds the soul, our minds cherish the memories, our hearts feel the loss, our faith lets us know we will meet her again.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Indy Honor Flight at or your charity of choice. Funeral arrangements provided by Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services – Lawrence.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. My dear friend, I miss you so much. Bowling trips, spontaneous road trips, antique excursions, or just soaking up some sun on your deck and playing Cribbage…all of these things I will miss. You fought a courageous battle and knew your body well. I’m so thankful you are at peace, happy, and healthy. Love you, Tiger.

  3. Ardie,
    I loved you very much and I will miss you terribly.
    There is some comfort in knowing you are now out of pain and reunited with your buddy Linda. I’m sure you two are shuffling the cards now.
    RIP Ardie.

  4. Your gentle kindness, a sincere smile and laughter that lit the room, and your caring ways are how I will choose to remember you. We will always be remembering you throughout our days. Thank you for your friendship ♥️

  5. Your gentle kindness, a sincere smile, laughter, and warm hugs is how I will choose to remember you. Thank you for your friendship. Oh, how you will be missed. ♥️

  6. Although I just got to know you from Bowling together I knew you were pretty special. You fought the fight and always seemed to smile and be brave. You will be missed for sure. Until we meet again.

  7. It’s hard to sum up over 40 years of friendship in a few words.

    I am so thankful God put you in my life to give me such good memories of us bowling, playing softball, playing cards, trips and just sharing life’s adventures good or bad.

    I will truly miss you. Know you were loved by me and my family.

    Goodbye my dear friend, until I see you again. ❤

  8. Ardie bug, I wish I could have hugged you one more time. You were one of my rocks and will miss our conversations. You were such a great friend, always up for an adventure and I will miss so many things we have done over the years. It gives us comfort down here that you are pain free and no longer suffering.

    Reserve a couple lanes and get the cards ready…. we will meet again. Love you.

  9. Tom, Haylie, Hannah and Zakkary, I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. I’ll cherish the many memories of being neighbors, working and vacationing together and just hanging out. We shared a lot of laughs and tears through the years Your mom & grandma was a very special person. She lit up when she talked about all of you guys. I will miss my good friend.

  10. Ardie, I will miss you, but know you are now with John and Rick. When I hear the wind chimes that you gave me, I will remember you.❤️

  11. Sincere condolences to Tom, Ardi’s son, and her grandchildren. Best euchre player, bowler, travel companion, and friend for many years. She is truly missed and fondly remembered. Love ya kid, Mo.

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