Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Kenneth W. Buzard, age 83, of St. Henry, died Wednesday February 17, 2021, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born May 4, 1937 in Dayton, to the late John W. Buzard Sr. & Evelyn R. (Kinnear) Buzard. On January 3, 1959, he married Mary G. (Spaight) Buzard and she survives in St. Henry.
Ken is survived by children, Sheryl & Les Diehr of Clyde, Mike & Mary Jo Buzard of Benson, N.C., Donald & Louise Buzard of Virginia Beach, VA, Cathy Bruns of St. Henry, and David & Cheryl Buzard of Germany. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, a brother John W. & Joyce Buzard, and in-laws, John & Rebecca Spaight, Rita Kussman, and Carol Doring.
In addition to his parents, Ken is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Steve Bruns, a great-granddaughter, Ruth Phyllis Bruns, a sister-in-law Mary Ellen Spaight and her twin boys, and brothers-in-law: Michael Kussman, and Paul Doring.
Ken was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus in St. Henry, and The St. Gaspar Assembly of Fourth Degree Knights, in Minster. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and was a member of the St. Henry American Legion, Post 648. Ken was a truck driver who enjoyed working and meeting people. After he retired, he worked for the Neurological Center in Burkettsville, St. Henry Tile, and MSI. He loved his family dearly, he never knew a stranger, and he always had a story to tell.
Mass of Christian burial following all CDC guidelines will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 at St. Henry Catholic Church.
Friends may call from 2-7 pm on Friday February 19, and 9-10 am on Saturday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in St. Henry.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Neurological Development in Burkettsville.
Condolences for the family may be expressed at hogenkampfh.com.