Marilyn "Sue" Buhrmann (67) of rural Edgewood


Published on October 9 2012 5:26 pm

Marilyn “Sue” Buhrmann Age 77 of Edgewood went to her heavenly home at 2:14 PM on Tuesday, October 9th 2012 in her home.

Sue was born September 7th, 1935 in Piatt County, Illinois to Harry and Ruth (Wittig) Alexander. She was joined in Holy matrimony to Garry Buhrmann “Grandpa” in March of 1986.  Sue was well remembered from the Kinmundy IGA, where she served as Manager for 20 years. She enjoyed visiting with people, especially children. She loved the outdoors and on any given day could been seen out taking her walk. Sue loved the Lord and while healthy, never passed up the opportunity to get closer to God by attending various church services throughout the area.

The Lord blessed Sue with three daughters: Connie Smith of Ivesdale, Becky Wiley and husband Lee Melton of Flora, Sherri Wood of Edgewood, as well as two stepchildren: Chuck Buhrmann of Greenville, Texas and Christina Wells of Plano Texas. Sue hopes to be reunited someday with her grandchildren:  Amy (Terry) Meeks, Audra Wiley, Joe Smith, Kim Melton, Jessica Smith, Joanna Franks, Jason Burhmann and Mellisa Buhrmann and 3 great grandchildren.  She also hopes to one day be reunited with her surviving siblings Annabelle Golden, Helen Koss, and Howard Alexander. 

Sue was preceded in death by both her parents and son-in-law Gary Smith.

Sue was a beloved member of Full Gospel Church in Edgewood, but also enjoyed worshiping at Keens Chapel and Lighthouse Ministry. Sue will be remembered for her faith, laughter, joy of life, upbeat spirit and independence. The same independence and strong will that she proudly instilled in her daughters.  Sue will one day be reunited with her loving friend, caregiver and husband Garry Buhrmann.      

A celebration of life service will be held in honor of Sue at 10 AM on Saturday, October 13th at the Pagel Funeral Home in Edgewood with visitation on Friday, October 12th from 5PM to 8PM at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, Sue requested that donations be made to the Sue Buhrmann Memorial Fund for distribution by her family to various organizations.