Phyllis Katherine Buehring, 92, passed away at Cambridge Medical Center on Saturday, May 24th, 2014.
She was born on September 21, 1921 in Fargo, North Dakota, to Florence and Harry McGoon. In her younger years, she lived in Elsworth, Wisconsin, Saint Paul, Bayport, and Hinckley, Minnesota, where her family owned and operated movie theaters. They also owned a restaurant in Hinckley. She stayed active by working in these businesses and graduated from Hinckley High School in 1938. She loved to dance, and met her husband, Edwin at the Pine Camp Ballroom, Pine City, MN. It was a place they frequented every weekend. Phyllis and Edwin were united in marriage on November 11, 1940, the same day as the Armistice Day Blizzard. To this union were born two children, Nick and Pam. She lived the rest of her life on the Buchring Farm, west of Rush City. She was very proud to tell people that she was a farmer. Her life revolved around the activities on the farm, her children, and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Phyllis was also very active with her church and community.
She will be deeply missed by her daughter and son in-law, Pamela and Ronald of Cape Coral, Florida; daughter in-law, Diane Buehring of Rush City; grandchildren, Chad & Lynn Buehring of Rush City, Brandon & Erin Buehring of Pine City, Justin & Sabrina Buehring of North Branch, Shauna & John Offer of Auburndale, WI, Blake & Ashley Buehring of Elbow Lake, MN; great grandchildren, Katelyn Buehring, Madyson Bombard, Paige Bombard, Zoey Buehring, Austin Buehring, Hunter Offer, Peyton Offer and Charlie Buehring.
Phyllis is preceded in death by husband, Edwin Buehring; son, Nicholas Buehring ; great-grandson, Connor Buehring; Parents, Florence & Harry McGoon; brother, Jack McGoon; sister, Floureine Robar; brother in-law, Charles Robar; sister in-law, Evelyn Panged.
Reverend John Beck will officiate the funeral services for Phyllis Buehring. Visitation at church 1 hour before service. Memorial Service 12pm (noon) Monday, June 2 at St. John Lutheran Church, 980 W. 4th Street, Rush City. Interment will be at St. Johns Cemetery at Rush Lake.