Rodney R. Buhr 60, of Decatur, IL passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020, in Hickory Point Christian Village, Forsyth, IL.
A private family graveside service will be held in Kopmann Cemetery, St. Joseph, IL. Dawson & Wikoff North Chapel is assisting the family with services. Memorials may be made in Rodney’s memory to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or to the Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois Charitable Fund. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.
Rodney was born December 16, 1959, in Paxton, IL the son of Wilbert and Marie (Wolken) Buhr. He worked for the Decatur Park District as the Chief Financial Officer for the past twenty one years. Rodney was a devoted Christian and member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed photography. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Illini Basketball fan. Rodney’s greatest passion was his family. He married Glenda Galindo on June 28, 1986.
Surviving are his are his wife: Glenda of Decatur; son: Andrew Buhr (Bailey) of Decatur; daughter: Jennifer Buhr of Peoria, IL parents: Wilbert and Marie Buhr of Gifford, IL; mother-in-law: Irene Galindo of Rantoul, IL; Brother: Arlen Buhr (Candy) of Gifford, IL; sister: Janice Lanto (Pete) of Edwardsville, IL; brothers-in-law: Ernie Galindo (Annie) of Gibson City, IL and Mark Galindo of Rantoul; sisters-in-law: Shirley Peterson of Sherwood Heights, OR, Helen Browning (Greg) of Peoria, IL, and Debra Peterson (Gordon) of Estes Park, CO; many nieces and nephews also survive.
Rodney was preceded in death by his father-in-law: Everett Galindo and brother-in-law: David Galindo.
Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois Charitable Fund
210 W McKinley Ave, Decatur, IL 62526 www.cancercarespecialists.org
St. Paul's Lutheran Church