John P. Buhrman,80, of Cedar Rapids passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Manor Care. Visitation will be on Thursday August 29, 2019 from 5-7 PM at Cedar Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be held on Friday August 30, 2019 at 9am, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids.
John was born on December 28, 1938; the son of John M Buhrman and Victoria A (Cope) Buhrman. John graduated from Washington High School in Cedar Rapids Iowa, the first senior class of 1958. He served his country in the United States Navy December 1959 - April 1962. He married his first wife, Barbara in September 1961. John retired from Penford after 29 years of employment. John was a Chicago Cubs fan and Iowa Hawkeye fan. He was an avid hunter both bow and gun, he loved camping and fishing. John loved to visit and talk with people; he never met a stranger he couldn’t talk to.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Barbara, and son Mark.
John is survived by his wife Marie, his children Tony, Ann, Brian (Lynnette), Theresa (Tim) Rowland and Don Williams. Nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, his brother Gus, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Also, his furry friend Kali.
The family would like to thank Mercy Hospice and the nursing staff at Manor Care for their care and support.
Memorial donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society.