Lake City – John Buss, 79, died Friday, March 30, 2018 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lake City. Celebrant was Father Lynn Bruch and burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lake City.
John Dean Buss was born on October 26, 1938 in Carroll, Iowa to Ernest and Viola (Olberding) Buss. He graduated from Lake City High School in 1958 and served in the United States Army from 1961-1962. On February 19, 1966, John married Joan Schumacher at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lake City. He was a farmer and a member of the Lake City American Legion and the coffee crew of Morrow’s Standard and Sparky’s.
John is survived by his wife Joan of Lake City, daughters Brenda of Lake City and Linda of Glidden, grandchildren Melissa Buss, Nathan Christian and Clayton Christian and great-granddaughter Makinlee Hingeley. He is also survived by brothers-and sisters-in-law Bill and Jeanne Schumacher, John and Lois Smith, Jean Schumacher, Norbert Hagemann and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Donald Buss, sister Phyllis Hoffman, parents-in-law Jacob and Margaret Schumacher, brothers-in-law Duane Schumacher and Max Hoffman and sister-in-law Dolores Hagemann.