Ronald Lawrence Buhr, age 83, passed away at home with family on Sunday, February 12, 2023.
Ron was born on April 22, 1939, to the late John and Edna (Oesterreich) Buhr. He was a lifelong resident of Marathon County. Ron married Mary Champine on February 15, 1969 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Wausau. This year they would have celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary.
Ron valued friends, family and loved babies. He is survived by his wife Mary; his 8 children Laurie (Troy) Krzanowski, Linda (Bob) Puls, LuAnn (Robert) Cliver, Randy (Ryan) Buhr, Pam (Brandon) Betts, Amy Brown, Richard Buhr, and Rachel Buhr; sisters Darlene Lemmer and Carol (Arnie) Graveen; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Elaine.
Ron was employed by the D. C. Everest School District when he retired. He enjoyed farming, hunting, and attending auctions. Ron was skilled in welding and woodworking. Clever and quick-whited, he could fix anything and went out of his way to help others. A real-life superhero. Ron was outgoing and honest to a fault. He remained determined till the end and will truly be missed.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 7th, 2023 at St. Agnes Catholic Church 6101 Zinser St., Wausau. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until the time of Mass. The Rev. Greg Bohren will officiate
The family would like to thank Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for their care and compassion.