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Dale L. Buhs

September 13, 1924 ~ November 11, 2018 (age 94)

Dale L. Buhs, 94, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at Heritage Health of Staunton, Staunton, IL on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 12:39 pm. He was born September 13, 1924, in Bunker Hill, IL to Fred Buhs & Olivia (Brenker). He married Ella "Pam" (Paoni) on July 13, 1973. He was a Fork Lift Operator for Olin for 40+years. Dale was a lifelong member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Bunker Hill, IL. He was a member of the VFW Post 4547 of Gillespie, American Legion of Bunker Hill, Bunker Hill Fire Department for 31 years, and AARP of Bunker Hill, IL. He was a caretaker of the Bunker Hill Cemetery and a 50 year Machinist Union Local 660 member. He enjoyed gardening and boating with family and friends. He enjoyed cardinals and drinking his beer. He is survived by his daughter, Vicki (Richard) Elliott of Bunker Hill, IL, step children, Pam (Larry) Grove of Bunker Hill, IL, Karen (Melvin) Caldwell of Harvey, LA, Mike Pruitt of Cottage Hills, IL, Ben (Denise) Pruitt of Gillespie, IL, William (Peggy) Pruitt of Bunker Hill, IL, 18 grandchildren, and 40+ great-grandchildren. Dale was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, daughter, Cindy Buhs, step daughter, Brenda Grissom, step son, Jimmy Pruitt, 6 grandchildren, brothers, Alfred Buhs, Lewis Buhs, Willis Buhs, sisters, Velma Cochran and Clara Duelm. Friends may call on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church in Bunker Hill from 9:30 am until 11:30am. Funeral services are Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Bunker Hill, IL. Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery, Bunker Hill, IL. Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church . Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Zion Lutheran Church
Bunker Hill IL

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