Johanna Buhs

Johanna Buhs

URBANA – Johanna M. Buhs, 104, of rural Urbana passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford.

She was born Sept. 16, 1908, in Compromise Township, a daughter of Gerd and Mareka (Emkes) Ihnen. She married Eilert Buhs on March 1, 1929, in Flatville. He preceded her in death on May 15, 1976.

She is survived by two daughters, Lela (Melvin) Huls of St. Joseph and Norine (Vernon) Rademacher of Royal; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, four sisters and a grandson, Leon Rademacher.

Johanna was a lifelong member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. James Lehmann and Rev. Barbara Busboom will officiate. Burial will follow at Kopman Cemetery, St. Joseph. Visitation will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Lux Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Country Health or the donor's choice.