Earl “Pat” Buening, 76, Huntingburg

Earl “Pat” Buening, 76, of Huntingburg passed away Friday, September 3, 2021, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand.

He was born December 23, 1944, in Huntingburg, to Bernard and Rosaline (Halbleib) Buening.  Pat was a retired United States Postal Service worker, bus driver and farmer.  He served in the Army National Guard; was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church; and enjoyed gardening, flowers and vacationing with his family.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Dan Buening; his sister-in-law, Mary Buening; and brother-in-law, Bob Childress.

He is survived by his wife, Lou Ellen (Atkins) Buening; seven children, John (Staci) Deno of Birdseye, Rebecca (Charlie) Lively of English, Cynthia (Rob) Greene, Jason (Rene) Deno, David (Stacey) Buening, Greg (Melissa) Buening and Danielle (Carlton) Dyer all of Huntingburg; two siblings, Jerome Buening of Huntingburg and Norma Childress of Ferdinand; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m., E.D.T., Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg.  Burial will take place at St. Henry Cemetery.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home from 2:00-6:00 p.m., Wednesday.  Condolences at: www.nassandson.com.

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