James D Buren

May 14, 1929 ~ April 25, 2020 (age 90)

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James D Buren, 90, of Killbuck, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Pomerene Hospital.

Jim was born May 14, 1929 in Glenmont, Ohio to Emil F and Mary (Snyder) Buren.

Jim served in the Army with B Co 54th Engineers Com Bn from 1950 to 1952, during the Korean War. He received an Honorary Discharge with rank of Corporal (T). Jim was a life member of the Killbuck VFW Post 7079.

His working years included Briar Hill Stone, Borg Warner and Flxible/Grumman at both Millersburg and Loudonville plants.

He is survived by children, John E. (Robin) Buren and Darlene (Ned) Miller both of Killbuck and Sandra (Ed) Traxler of Payson, AZ; grand children, Jamie Wolfe of Massachusetts, Wes (Amber) Buren of Minnesota, Jodi (Tony) Martin of Perrysville, Misty (Michael) Burns of Loudonville, Mandy (Ivo) Ivanov of Colorado and James (Sasha) Miller of Hudson; great-grandchildren, Justin (Brandie) Martin and AJ Bell both of Loudonville, Max and Mason Buren of Minnesota; Kalina, Jordan and Tenaya Ivanov and Ohlen and Ivan Miller; brother Larry (Audrey) Buren of Auburn, California; and his loyal four-legged companion Lilly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, John E. Buren, Jr., former spouse, Lanie Buren, the mother of his children, and siblings, Evelyn Christopher, Betty Shannon, Jack Buren, Robert Buren, Alta Savant, Ida Mellor, Carol Garretson and Don Buren.

The family would like to thank Dr. Latouf, for taking dad as a patient when his physician passed and caring for him to the end. The wonderful, caring staff at Pomerene where dad has spent the last days. Dr. Davakis of Ohio Heart Health for all the years of wonderful care he gave dad. Life Care Hospice for being there for him, and us, at the end.

We would also like to thank those that were part of dad’s life as his grounds and house keepers. You made his life, and ours, easier with your assistance. Thank you to family friends and neighbors that stopped to see him, your visits would always brighten his days.

Private graveside services will be held at Killbuck Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by the Killbuck VFW.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to dad’s suggested organizations:

American Heart Association, American Lung Association and the Holmes County Dog Warden’s Office, 5387 County Road 349, Millersburg, Ohio 44654.  Family would also like to suggest Life Care Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691.

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Private Services

Killbuck Cemetery
School Street
Killbuck, OH 44637

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