Michael D. Buhr
Michael D. Buhr, 66, of Beatrice died at the Beatrice Community Hospital on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. He was born December 16, 1950 at Beatrice and attended Beatrice High School. He married Elaine Boosinger on August 1, 1969 in Fairbury. He worked at OK Tire for many years and was then employed at StoreKraft and Exmark all of Beatrice. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. He enjoyed going for rides on sunny Sunday afternoons in the Roadster that he and his son, Steven built many years ago. He also enjoyed camping, sitting by the camp fire, boating, going to sales, building things, collecting John Deere tractors, showing his John Deere tractors at tractor shows, visiting with family and friends, and loved being with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine Buhr of Beatrice; one son, Steven Buhr and wife Airian of Beatrice; one daughter, Lisa Busboom of Beatrice; grandchildren, Natasha Buhr, Damien Buhr and Brett Richards; three great-grandchild, Myles Marky, Sophia Mae Buhr and Alexa Rene Buhr; one brother, Kenneth Buhr of Beatrice; his father-in-law, Vernon Boosinger of Beatrice; two brothers-in-law, Jim Boosinger and wife Debbie of Beatrice and Mike Boosinger and wife Janese of Wymore; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Buhr and Emma Waltke Buhr Stevens; two uncles, Raymond Baumfalk and Raymond Waltke; mother-in-law, Rosalee Boosinger; sister-in-law, Rosemary Summerlin.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 1:00 P.M. at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice with Pastor Greg Gabriel officiating. Burial will be in 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 of Beatrice from 8:00 A.M. Thursday until time of services on Friday. The family will meet and greet friends and relatives on Thursday from 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. at the Fox Funeral Home. A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is available online at www.foxfuneralhome.net. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.