Kenneth G. Buhr


Kenneth G. Buhr, 71, of Beatrice died on Saturday April 1, 2017 at a Lincoln hospital.  He was born on June 1, 1945 at Beatrice and attended country school near Pickrell and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1963.  After graduation he served for two years in the Nebraska National Guard.  He attended technical school in Kansas City.  He worked at First National Bank of Lincoln in the computer department for twelve years, Burlington Northern Railroad, and then was an over-the-road truck driver for Beatrice Freight Line until retiring in 2007.  He was a former member of Zion Lutheran Church of rural Pickrell where he was baptized and confirmed.  He was also a member of FOE #531 of Beatrice.  He enjoyed camping, garage sales, and building blue bird houses. 


            Survivors include three sons, Dale Buhr and wife Lucinda of Weeki Wachee, FL, Kevin Buhr of Lincoln, and Matthew Buhr and wife Karman of Robinson, KS; nine grandchildren; sister-in-law, Elaine Buhr of Beatrice; one niece and one nephew.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Buhr and Emma Waltke Buhr Stevens; one brother, Michael Buhr.


            Funeral services will be held on 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice with Pastor Myron Meyer officiating.  Burial will be at the Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice.  A memorial has been established to the family’s choice.   The body will lie in state at the Fox Funeral Home from 9:00 A.M. Monday until time of the service on Tuesday.  Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice is in charge of the arrangements.

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Mark and Tammy Meints

Rest in peace Kenny. We will see you at heavens campground someday.

 Posted April 4, 2017 - 8:59am
Jeanie L (Jurgens) Workman

So sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. I enjoyed visiting with him at consignment auctions and sales.

 Posted April 3, 2017 - 12:12pm
Deanna Nickels Holland

Sending condolences to Kenny's family. I remember him well from High School and our class reunions.
With sincere sympathy ...

 Posted April 3, 2017 - 12:11pm
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Beatrice Aerie #531

The brothers and sisters of The Fraternal Order of Eagles, Beatrice Aerie/Auxiliary #531 offers our deepest sympathy at this time of sorrow.

 Posted April 3, 2017 - 11:11am

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