Lawrence "Larry" Bueter, age 68, of Sheboygan died peacefully on November 9, 2012 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice after a long and courageous battle with stage 4 cancer.
Larry, born in Antigo, WI on September 15, 1944, attended local schools in the Antigo and Merrill areas and graduated in 1962 from Sheboygan South High School. He was a US Marine Veteran, serving his country with two tours in Vietnam. He worked for Rogers and Freels, MN Engineering Company in Minneapolis. In April of 1973, Larry was united in marriage to Karen "Kim" Kuemmerlin in Colorado Springs, CO. Later that year, he graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. While living in the Twin Cities he also worked for Towle Properties, Sears and Roller Blade. Larry was most recently employed as a warehouse manager for Direct TV in Green Bay.
Being a very passionate golfer, he enjoyed traveling to Ballybunion in Ireland, St. Andrews in Scotland and Pebble Beach in California. Also, one of Larry's favorite places was his uncle's cabin on Stormy Lake in Conover, WI where he spent many hours building and helping with remodeling projects. He was a proud shareholder of the Green Bay Packers and was affectionately know as "Gruncle" by his many great nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his two brothers, David Bueter of Port Townsend, WA, John (Julie) Bueter, of Sheboygan ; his uncle, Rollie Teufert of Conover, WI ; a sister-in-law, Shirley Shinefeld of CO; a nephew, Lt. Michael (Julie) O'Clary of PA, four nieces, Crystal (Dario) Trejo of New Franken, Amanda (Greg) Brey of Manitowoc, Amy (Tony) Lyskawa of Sheboygan, Tanya (life partner Zach Grycan) Bueter of Sheboygan; six great nieces and nephews, Hayden, Esperanza, Trevor, Ema, Nathan and Abigail. Larry is further survived by many cousins, other relatives and friends and is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Ruth (Teufert) Bueter and his wife, Kim.
In accordance to Larry's wishes no services will be held. Donations in Larry's name may directed to the
and/or the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.
Larry's family would like to give special recognition to Jim and Linda Titze among other MN friends and thank the staff at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for the compassion and care that was given to him. The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com
Published in Sheboygan Press on November 11, 2012