May 5, 1938 - September 4, 2020
NORFOLK -- Graveside service for Carolyn J. Buss, 82, of Norfolk will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Prospect Hill Cemetery with Rev. Leon Rosenthal officiating. Procession will depart from Stonacek Funeral Chapel at 9:45 a.m., Thursday to go to Prospect Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk, masks are required. Carolyn passed away Friday, September 4, 2020 at the St. Joseph's Care Center in Norfolk. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements. Carolyn was born on May 5, 1938 in Neligh, NE to Elbert and Elsie (Baumann) Howell. She was baptized and later confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Plainview. Carolyn moved to Brunswick at the age of five, where she attended grade school and graduated from high school in 1955. Carolyn married Ralph Buss on November 13, 1955 at Zion Lutheran Church in Plainview. The couple was part business owners of Buss Farm Service in Plainview for 25 years, and then started True Value Farm and Home Center in Plainview in 1980, retiring in 1990. They then moved to Norfolk in 1993. While in Plainview, Carolyn belonged to the Priscilla Society, attended Bible class, taught Sunday school, belonged to card clubs, and was on the decorating committee when Zion Lutheran Church was built. In 1961, she was honored by being named the Diamond Jubilee Queen for Plainview’s seventy-five year celebration. She enjoyed card clubs, reading, and walking. Carolyn is survived by her husband Ralph Buss of Norfolk, children Connie (Don) Bass of Friendswood, TX, Sharon Buss of Lincoln, Gordon (Dana) Buss of Wichita, KS, Ron (Susie) Buss of Norfolk, grandchildren Garrett Buss of Omaha, Heather Buss of Lincoln, Leah Buss of Norfolk, and Daphne Buss of Norfolk, 2 great grandchildren, sister Barbara Staples of Champagne, Illinois, sister-in-law Sue Howell of Omaha, 3 nieces and 2 nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Elbert and Elsie, step-father Ray Blair, brother Wallace Howell, and nephew Steve Staples. Condolences may be expressed to the family on-line at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.
NORFOLK -- Graveside service for Carolyn J. Buss, 82, of Norfolk will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Prospect Hill Cemetery with Rev. Leon Rosenthal officiating. Procession will depart from Stonacek Funeral Chapel... View Obituary & Service Information
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