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Victor T. Buettner | Obituary

By on November 20, 2013 at 1:30 pm

Victor T. Buettner, 81, of Waterloo, died Nov. 18, 2013, in St. Louis.

He was born Sept. 9, 1932, in Waterloo, son of the late Victor F. and Lena T. Buettner (nee Straub).

He was married to Iris Buettner (née Nagel); she survives.

Mr. Buettner was a well-known electrician in the local area. He was also very mechanically inclined and loved the challenge of fixing anything. In his later years, he spent a lot of time researching on the computer and enjoyed good conversation with friends. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife; children Marc Buettner and Dawn (Don) Sutter; grandchildren Shane Buettner and Abby and Amanda Sutter; and brother Ralph (Karen) Buettner; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son David M. “Big Bitts” Buettner and brother Roger O. Buettner.

Per Mr. Buettner’s wishes, he was cremated and there were no services.


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