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SmSgt. Frederick Roland Von Buettner, Jr.

Obituary for SmSgt. Frederick Roland Von Buettner, Jr.

March 25, 1929 - December 29, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 89


Frederick R. Von Buettner, Jr., age 89, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018, in San Antonio. Fred was born on March 25, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois, to parents Frederick Von Buettner, Sr. and Loyola Von Buettner (née Grant). Fred served his country for over 27 years in the United States Air Force in the aircraft maintenance field. After retiring with the rank of Senior Master Sergeant from the Air Force, Fred went on to become a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. Fred loved spending time with his beautiful wife, Bertha, by going out to eat at various restaurants in the San Antonio area. In his spare time, he enjoyed reading books on history and watching football on television. Frederick was preceded in death by parents, Loyola and Frederick Von Buettner, and sister Jewel Llewellin. Frederick is survived by his wife of 62 years, Bertha Von Buettner (née Van Gaubergen); sister, Dolly Kehl; four children, Kenneth Von Buettner and his wife Chris of Casper, Wyoming, Lynn Von Buettner of San Antonio, Steven Von Buettner and his wife Karen of Schertz, and Kurt Von Buettner and his wife Kathy of San Antonio; five grandchildren, Aric, Christian, Karl, Thomas, and Travis; and three step grandchildren, Colin, Sarah, and Megan. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, at Porter Loring Mortuary North.


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