Ronald Leroy Buerman

Services for Ronald Leroy Buerman, 65, Lawrence, will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday October 23, 2010 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Vinland Cemetery.


Mr. Buerman died Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at his home.  He was born October 20, 1945 in Lawrence, the son of Everett L. and Ruth Genevive (Colman) Buerman.  He grew up and attended schools in Eudora.


He married Shirley Reekie on August 23, 1963, in Lawrence, Kansas at the Immanuel Lutheran Church.  They shared over forty-seven years of marriage. She survives of the home.


Mr. Buerman worked at Penny Ready-Mix from 1963 to 1978 and N.R. Hamm Construction from 1978 to 2008, retiring due to illness.  He was a member of Topeka Local Teamsters Union 696.  He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Was an avid K.U.  sports fan and loved animals, especially horses.


Other survivors include a son, Monte L. Buerman and wife Shelly of Baldwin City; a daughter, Brenda L. Shockley and husband Jeremy of Baldwin City; a sister, Mary Lois Galyardt of Topeka; and four grandchildren.


Mr. Buerman was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Sandra Alverson, Judith Romines and Diane Buerman.


The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 


The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Humane Society or Kansas Dialysis Service sent in care to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.