Nickolas Buehring

Nickolas Buehring

Nickolas Nick Buehring, of Rush City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at the Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis at the age of 65.
Nick was born Oct. 27, 1947, in Rush City, Minn. He was the son of Edwin and Phyllis Buehring. He attended Rush City schools, graduating in 1965, and then attended the University of Minnesota for one year.
He was united in marriage to Diane Smith June 24, 1967. Their lives revolved around the farm, childrens and grandchildrens activities, the Chisago County Fair and numerous other agriculture events. For the past 1 1/2 years, he has been battling the effects of esophageal and bone cancer.
Nick spent his entire life on the family dairy farm. He took over the farm as the fourth generation; now two sons are continuing as the fifth generation. Over the years, Nick was a part of the Jaycees, and in recent years has been active in the Minnesota Holstein Association.
Nick is survived by his wife Diane; children: Chad and Lynn Buehring, of Rush City, Brandon and Erin Buehring, of Pine City, Justin and Sabrina Buehring, of North Branch, Shauna and John Offer, of Auburndale, Wis., Blake and Ashley Buehring, of Elbow Lake; grandchildren: Katelyn Buehring, Madyson Bombard, Paige Bombard, Zoey Buehring, Austin Buehring, Hunter Offer, Peyton Offer and Charlie Buehring; his mother, Phyllis Buerhing, of Rush City, sister Pam and Ron Tichy, of Cape Coral, Fla.; father-in-law Clarence Smith, of Chisago City.
Nick is preceded in death by his father, Edwin Buehring, grandson, Connor Buehring, mother-in-law, Verla Smith, brothers-in-law: Doug Smith and Randy Smith; aunt Renie Robar; uncles: Chuck Robar and Jack McGoon.
The Rev. John Beck officiated funeral services for Nick Buehring; 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at St. Johns Lutheran Church. A time of visitation was scheduled 5-8 p.m. Friday evening, also at St. Johns Lutheran. Music was provided by Cindy Wendorf and Natalie Ditter. Casket bearers included: David Stone, Don Moulton, Ron Tichy, Jon Moulton, Al Hoffman and Rob Gullickson. The interment was in the St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery at Rush Lake.
Funeral arrangements for Nick Buehring; life-long resident of Rush City, are entrusted to the Funeral and Cremation Service of Rush City ~ Olson Chapel.

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