Allan “Al” Roy Buhr, 78, of Denver, Iowa, died on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo, Iowa.
Al was born on December 31, 1939, in Bremer County, Iowa, the son of Elmer and Lucinda (Schroeder) Buhr. He graduated from Readlyn High School in 1958. He was united in marriage to Veronica Sauerbrei on December 29, 1966, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Readlyn.
Al worked as a self-employed carpenter and farmed. Family was very important, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed antiques, Dutch oven cooking, woodworking, going out to eat and was an avid fan of Tripoli Panthers volleyball.
Al is survived by his wife, Veronica Buhr of Denver; a son, Curt (Stacy) Buhr of West Des Moines; a daughter, Tami (Sean) Moran of Denver; four grandchildren, Parker and Avery Buhr and Alex and Ryan Moran; five brothers-in-law, Warren Sauerbrei, Wayne Sauerbrei, Willis (Doris) Sauerbrei, Walt (Nancy) Sauerbrei and Woody (Cheryl) Sauerbrei; four sisters-in-law, Carolyn Sauerbrei, Verlaine (Delbert) Hayes, Virginia Sickles, and Valitha Dornbusch. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Florence Buhr, a nephew, David Buhr, several brothers-in-law and several sisters-in-law.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Readlyn. A celebration of Al’s life will be held on Sunday, January 20, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the family farm. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Fairview Cemetery in Denver. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice. Online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Readlyn is assisting the family. 319-279-3551
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