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Ken Buse
Ken Buse
August 29, 1939 - May 31, 2012
Auburn, Iowa

Visitation: Sunday 4-7 p.m. June 03, 2012 at Farber & Otteman Funeral Home Lake View Iowa
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 04, 2012 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Lake View, Iowa
Interment: 00, 000 at Wall Lake Cemetery, Wall Lake, Iowa

Kenneth Richard Buse, age 72, of Auburn, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Black Hawk Life Care Center in Lake View.

Ken was born on August 29, 1939, to William and Reka (Voss) Buse at their home in Ulmer, IA. He was baptized at his parents home on August 30, 1939 and confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Ulmer on March 29, 1959. He attended country school through the eighth grade. Ken was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lake View.

He met and married the love of his life, Janice Ewoldt, on September 21, 1958, in Lytton, IA. They made their home near Auburn where Ken farmed and they raised their three children: Alan, Lon and LuAnn. Ken’s life was farming, he loved working on the farm and enjoyed 16 years of operating his racing business and visiting with his customers. He retired in the fall of 2009. His hobbies included trap shooting, fishing, woodworking, golfing and playing cards. He was very creative and loved designing and building things. His South Dakota fishing trips and trap shooting with the guys on Wednesday nights were some of his favorite activities.

Ken was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He loved spending time with his family and follow all their activities. He will be missed by many he knew and loved. Survivors include his wife Janice of Lake View; two sons: Alan Buse and fiancée Tamberlyn Altman of Pittsburgh, PA and Lon Buse and wife Val of Lake View; daughter LuAnn Pugh and husband Bret of Sac City; grandchildren: Kassandra Buse of Freemont, OH, Barry (Cristina) Buse of Lake View, Nicholas Buse of Lake View, Lane Pugh of Sac City, and Erinn (Jonathon) Wells of Rockwell City and their children Lauryn and Sawyer Wells; sister Mildred (Eldred) Lietz of Lake View; sister-in-law Eleanor Buse of Auburn; many extended family members and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents William and Reka Buse; and brother Everett Buse.

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