Thursday, October 9th, 2008
Gregor J. Buening, 77, 5460 state Route 219, Coldwater, died at 5:19 a.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born Dec. 19, 1930, in Coldwater, to Bernard J. and Julianna Bruggeman Buening. On Nov. 28, 1953, he married Helen K. Prenger, who survives.
Other survivors are five sons, Ron (Jerri), Carl (Sharon), Gene (Lori), all of Coldwater, Mike (Carla), St. Henry, and Steve (Amy), Maria Stein; two daughters, Joyce (Mike) Winner, Coldwater, and LouAnn (Eric) Tobe, Fort Recovery; four brothers, Ernest (Dorothy) and Urban (Rita), all of Coldwater, Roman (Norma), Maria Stein, and Paul (Juanita), St. Henry; two sisters, Marita (Tony) Grilliot, Celina, and Mary (Robert) DeMange, Ansonia; a sister-in-law, Betty Jane Buening, Coldwater, 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Louis, Clarence and Albert; and a grandchild.
He retired from the former New Idea Corp., Coldwater, after 44 years, and was a caretaker at St. Elizabeth Cemetery for many years. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and its men's Holy Name Society, the Fraternal Order of Eagles and American Legion, all in Coldwater. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War and a 1948 graduate of Coldwater High School.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8- p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.