Mildred A. Buhr

Mildred A. Buhr, 96, of Sumner, died Thursday, January 9, 2014, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Church-Buck Creek with Rev. Sandra Burroughs officiating. Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 13, 2014, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at the church on Tuesday. 

Mildred Anna, daughter of William and Alvina Bruss Timm, was born June 2, 1917, near Woodlake, Minnesota. She was baptized June 17, 1917, and confirmed March 20, 1932, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Posen Township, Minnesota. Mildred received her education in the Woodlake area schools. On July 17, 1935, Mildred was united in marriage with Reinhard A. Buhr in Minnesota. Sh assisted her husband on their farm near Buck Creek, and remained in the Buck Creek area prior to becoming a resident of the Hillcrest Home in Sumner in January of 2009. She was a longtime member of St. John Lutheran Church-Buck Creek where she was active in WELCA and the quilting group. In addition to quilting, Mildred enjoyed gardening, fishing and being grandma. She is survived by one son, Dennis Buhr of Tripoli; one daughter, Julianne Zander of Fairbank; nine grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and one sister, Maxine Homme of California.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Reinhard in May of 1982; one son, Lowell; one granddaughter, Penny Bobst; six siblings; one son-in-law, Lloyd Zander; and one daughter-in-law, Jeannine Buhr.


elaine schwerin willers on July 9, 2014 at 5:44 PM said:

Hello Dennis, I just read this today, July 9, and am sorry to hear that you lost your dear Mom! We (Arlen and I)have many great memories of your mom and dad, and you and your brother and sister, and the accordion music that was made at your house and ours! Wishing you and your family many Blessings! Elaine and Arlen Schwerin
Mary Heinemann on January 12, 2014 at 5:18 PM said:

Julianne you and you family have my sympathy. Not sure if I will make it to visitation. Take care.
Marge and Dave Mayo on January 12, 2014 at 3:18 PM said:

Dennis, we didn't know your Mother but just want you to know that you, Pam and Richard and extended families are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Marge &Dave
Terrie Staffenhagen on January 11, 2014 at 7:14 AM said:

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Mildred Buhr. I did not know her well but have known her daughter Julieanne for many years! Such a dear friend!I know that she will be missed by many! Rest in peace! You are now with the angels!
Ron and Shelley Bohle on January 10, 2014 at 4:12 PM said:

Mildred was a wonderful person. She was a great friend, neighbor and person. She spent many hours at my home teaching me to quilt, helping me paint, and talking about her past. We will really miss her and feel greatful she was part of our lives.

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