GLADSTONE, Mo. John R. Buhman, 106, who lived with his granddaughter in Gladstone, and formerly of St. Joseph, passed away on August 31, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. John was born August 2, 1910, in Clarksdale, Missouri. He is preceded in death by: his wife, Nellie (Miller) Buhman; his daughter, Sue Ann Reynolds, Humble, Texas; his parents, Oscar and Emma Buhman; six brothers, Melvin, Kenny, Vincent, Fr. Leo, Ermit and Harold; one sister, Verda McManus; and two infant children. John was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, in St. Joseph and St. Patricks Catholic Church, in Kansas City. John was a lifetime member of the Catholic Order of Foresters and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 571. John retired from the St. Joseph Power and Light Company. . .

Source: News-Press Now, 2 September 2016


John Buhman Turns 105

John Buhman is celebrating his 105th birthday — yes, his 105th birthday! He was born on Aug. 2, 1910, near Easton, Mo. He lived in St. Joseph before he moved to Gladstone, Mo., in 2013. John married Nellie M. Miller on November 11, 1936, and they were together for 78 years until her death in January 2015 . . .

Source: News-Press Now, 26 July 2015