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Philomena “Phil” A. Buhr (nee Ham), 93, of Washington, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Grandview Care Center. She was born on September 17, 1926, in St. Louis to the late Lewis and Frances (nee Brune) Ham. On November 12, 1947, she was united in marriage to the late Walfred Buhr at St. John the Baptist (Gildehaus) Catholic Church in Villa Ridge. She was a parishioner at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church and a member of the Ladies’ Sodality and Knights of Columbus Auxiliary since 1948. Phil had been battling a longtime illness, and her family would like to thank the staff at Grandview for all their excellent care to help her stay comfortable over the last few years.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Church cemetery. Masses appreciated in her memory.
She is survived by one brother, Peter Ham and wife Shirley of Washington; many special nieces and nephews; other relatives; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and five siblings, Louise, Edward, Lewis, Stan, and Anna Mae.
Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt,Miller Funeral Home,Washington.