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.

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 Posted February 11, 2017 - 4:10pm
linda vicars

My deepest sympathy to all of you!!!

 Posted February 10, 2017 - 1:04pm
Leanna (Baehr) Minick

Just want to add my condolences on Mike's death. Mike was always very good to my mother, Emma Baehr, before her death. I am very sorry for your loss.

 Posted February 10, 2017 - 5:22am
larry duitsman

Sympathy to the Buhr family. Iwas michaels cousin. ill miss him at the autions.

 Posted February 10, 2017 - 12:42am
Jackie Ragan

I am very sorry for your loss. Words cannot express how much my heart aches for all of you.

Mike is married to my cousin Elaine. Living so far away, I am very glad I got to know him the few times we were together. I've always heard great things about Mike.

Hugs & love to all of you.

 Posted February 9, 2017 - 3:54pm
Aunt Bertha and Janet

Elaine and family, we are so very sorry to hear of Mike's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

 Posted February 9, 2017 - 12:26pm
Pamela Laber Nordhus

My sympathy to Elaine and family. I went to school with Mike, and remember him as nice person, great sense of humor. Sorry for your loss.

 Posted February 9, 2017 - 9:03am
Mary (Clark) Pankratz

My deepest sympathy to the entire Buhr family. I will cherish forever the wonderful memories of camping with your family. My favorite memory was when Mike was trying to teach me how to water ski. Mike was a wonderful man and will be deeply missed. Mike and Elaine always treated me like family. There was always a dinner plate for me at the table. I always felt welcomed. I am deeply saddened and so very sorry for your loss. .

 Posted February 9, 2017 - 8:00am
Erin Lassley

I'm really going to miss seeing Mike. My wife and I would see him at swap meets selling his finds and he would also come out to Sack Lumber where we would have great visits about all kinds of things. He would find Sensation lawn mowers for me and I'd buy them from him. He also had me cut up boards for him so he could make seats from old bed parts. The last time I saw him there was to get a couple of boards that we managed to put in his roadster and off he went. RIP and Godspeed my friend. It was a treat getting to know you.

 Posted February 9, 2017 - 2:54am
Lori Cody Harouff

So sorry to hear about Mike. May God wrap his loving arms around you at this time and all your wonderful memories help you through this time. We always enjoyed visiting with Mike when we visited my Mom on Garden Street. God Bless
Randy and Lori (Cody) Harouff

 Posted February 8, 2017 - 7:48pm
Karen Stevens Oehm

Elaine and family
I am so very sorry to hear of Mike's passing, he was such a great guy, always will have great memories of you all
sending you hugs and prayers

 Posted February 8, 2017 - 4:48pm

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