Obituaries

Harold P. Buettner

Harold Paul Buettner, 74, of Primrose, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 16, 2020 at his farm in Primrose.

Harold is survived by his four children: Joe (Kellye) Buettner and Tim Buettner, all of Norfolk, Pamela (Derick) Buettner of Yankton, SD, Robin (Barry Smith) Buettner of Lincoln, 10 grandchildren: Zoe (Jason) Ambrose of Madison, Jordan (Dani) Buettner of Norfolk, Riley (Cece O’Neill) Buettner of St. Louis, MO, McKenzie (Grant) Carlson of Lake Stevens, WA, Madison (Aaron Hoff) Buettner of Omaha, Syd Boots of Yankton, SD, Blaze and Blake Cunningham of Yankton, SD, Noah (Noelle Johanns) Smith and Claire Smith of Lincoln, four great grandchildren: Parker and Cooper Ambrose, Evelyn and Turner Buettner, and a great grandson on the way; six brothers: Ron (Diane) Buettner of Cedar Rapids, Richard (Mary) Buettner of Columbus, Arnie (Shari) Buettner of Albion, Bob (Janet) Buettner of Hickman, Mark Buettner of South Bend, Jerry Buettner of Great Falls, MT; three sisters: Marie Jenkins of Lincoln, Joan (Bill) Arkfeld of Madison and Patty (Rick) Kolm of Columbus; sisters-in-law: Mary Ann Buettner of Cedar Rapids, Jennifer (Tom) Havel of Longmont, CO; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Janice, parents-in-law John and Laura Tarnick, brother Merlin, infant brother John Paul, sister-in-law Becky Buettner, brother-in-law Ed Jenkins and nephew Jimmy Buettner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at held on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at10:00 a.m. at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids with Fr. Mark Tomasiewicz officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Primrose.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with a 7 p.m. Wake Service. Social distancing and current Covid-19 DHM’s effective will be followed at both the visitation and mass.
Levander Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.