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Ken Buxbaum - Class of 1961 Edison High School, Gary, IN
February 12, 1943 - August 18, 2014
See obituary below.
Ken Buxbaum - Class of 1961 Edison High School, Gary, IN
February 12, 1943 - August 18, 2014
See obituary below.Kenneth Buxbaum, age 71, of Valparaiso, IN passed away on August 18, 2014 at South Bend Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 12, 1943 in Portland, OR to John and Ida (Link) Buxbaum, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife Eleanor (Gorski) Buxbaum of Valparaiso; son, Jason (Yolanda) Buxbaum of Hobart; daughter, Valerie (Bill) Sanders of Valparaiso, grandchild, Madalyn Buxbaum; brother, Vernon (Suzanne) Buxbaum of Valparaiso; sister Janet (Kenneth) Pavlo of Crown Point; sister in law, Jeanette Knowles of Lextington, KY and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. Kenneth was a graduate of Gary Edison High School class of 1961. He was a retired member of Local 597, Pipefitters Union in Chicago. Kenneth was a “Jack of all trades” and was always willing to help someone in need. He enjoyed spending his free time on his boat on Lake Michigan, attempting to fish. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 11:00 am at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave. Portage, IN with Pastor Kenneth Weldon officiating. Military honors and inurnment will directly follow at Heritage Cemetery, Portage IN. Memorial visitation will be held Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 from 9:00 am until the time of services at 11:00 am.