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Loren L. Buls

November 3, 1942 August 25, 2018
Loren L.  Buls
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Obituary for Loren L. Buls

Loren L. Buls, 75, of Waterloo, died Saturday, August 25 at Unity Point/Allen Hospital of complications of prostate cancer.

He was born Nov. 3, 1942 in Tripoli, son of Lawrence F. and Mildred Zander Buls. He married Patricia Pint on Nov. 20, 1965 at St. John Catholic Church, Independence.

Loren attended Leroy #2 country school, rural Sumner until fifth grade, and graduated from Tripoli High School in 1961. He later graduated from Hawkeye Community College in 1987 with a degree in Accounting. He was business manager at Farmecon Inc. in Cedar Falls and later a security guard for Lewis Systems of Iowa for 20 years.

Survived by: his wife; three children, Barbara (Daniel) Ahrens of Waukee, Daniel (Cindi) Buls of Wentzville, Missouri., and Michael (Andrea) Buls of Kansas City Missouri; four grandchildren, Matthew (Samantha) Gordon, Waukee, Blake Buls, Davenport, Jacob and Alexis Buls, of Kansas City, Missouri; four brothers, Gerald (Regina) of Waterloo, Melvin (Elaine) of Marshalltown, Sherwin (Dianne) of Ankeny and Merle (Cheryl) of Andover, Minn.; two sisters, Joyce (Philip) Bloeser of Florida and Judy (George) Eastman of Cedar Falls; one brother-in-law, Richard (Earlene) Pint of Independence; one sister-in-law, Evelyn (Everette) Walshire, of Mechanicsville, and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: an infant sister, and two brothers-in-law, Raymond and John Pint.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waterloo for many years, and past member of the Denver School Board.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 29 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, both in Waterloo. Public Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway and continue for one hour before services at the church on Wednesday.

Memorials may be directed to Unity Point Allen Hospice.

Loren’s greatest love was his family; he loved the many camping and fishing trips with them. He enjoyed traveling and was an avid collector of John Deere, Oliver and Case toy tractors. His beautiful carpentry is enjoyed by many family and friends.

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4:00 PM 8/28/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/28/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Public Visitation will continue for one hour before services at the church on Wednesday.

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 8/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

627 West Fourth Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
627 West Fourth Street Waterloo 50701 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details


Mt. Olivet Cemetery Final Resting Place

3912 W. 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

3912 W. 4th Street Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

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