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James "Jim" F. Bueker

November 8, 1929 — April 16, 2016


James “Jim” F. Bueker, 86, died on April 16, 2016 at the Kansas Christian Home in Newton, Kansas. He was born on November 8, 1929 in Newton, Kansas to Irene Agnes (Gibson) and William Earl Bueker.
Jim graduated from Newton High School in 1947 and then went on to attend college at Kansas State.

On October 16, 1954 he married Imogene M. Sloan at the First Christian Church in Newton, Kansas.

Jim worked as a design engineer in the aeronautical field for different companies throughout his lifetime. He retired from Cessna after many years of employment.

Outside of his family, the church was the next most important aspect of Jims’ life. He taught Sunday school, sang in the Chancel choir, chaired various boards and committees, and was a Youth Group leader. Church camp was also important to Jim and he served as a camp counselor for several years, and spent time with his children and grandchildren at camp many times.

His hobbies included photography and being with this family. He was a collector and had many unique collections at his home.
Preceeding him in death was his spouse Imogene M. Bueker; son, Terence (Terry); three brothers, Bill, Robert and George; and his father and step-mother, William Earl and Ethel Bueker and mother and step-father, Irene Agnes and Harry Tryon.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn and Ken Schwarz, Bel Aire, KS and Jan Bueker, Wichita, KS; sisters-in-law, Lois Bueker, Paris, TX and Pat Osborne, Commerce City, CO; Granddaughter Marlene Plumley and her husband, John of Edgewater, MD and children Andrew and Daniel Jones; Grandson Dustin Schwarz-Parson and husband Nathan, Springfield, VA

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. with the family greeting from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS, 67114.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at First Christian Church in Newton, with Reverend Gary Bell presiding.

Burial will follow at the Restlawn Garden of Memories, Newton, KS.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Kansas Christian Home or Camp Tawakoni, in care of the funeral home.
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