Robert E. Busler
Jan. 12, 1932- Nov. 21, 2018
Robert E. Busler, 87, of Columbus, passed away on Nov. 21, 2018, at his home at Meridian Gardens, with his wife by his side.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Robert was born on Jan. 12, 1932, in Grand Island, to Raymond and Maxine (Lytle) Busler. He grew up in York, graduating from York High School in 1950. He attended York College, and was employed with Consumer Public Power.
On June 27, 1953, Robert was united in marriage to LaRene Krupicka of Geneva, at the First Presbyterian Church in York. To this union, two sons were born.
Robert was transferred to Columbus with Consumer Public Power District in 1957. He later worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance until 1974. He was then employed with Nebraska Public Power District general office until he retired in 1994.
Robert served in the Naval Air Reserve, was a member of the American Legion, and also a member of the Federated Church, where he served on a number of committees. He was the Committee Chairman for Boy Scout Troop 212, and assisted the Scout Masters. He also volunteered for Meals on Wheels and the Food Pantry.
Robert is survived by wife, LaRene Busler of Columbus; son, Bradley (Donna) Busler of Nacogdoches, Texas; grandson, Bryce Busler of Nacogdoches, Texas, granddaughter, Laura (Micah) Birdsong of Nacogdoches, Texas, great-grandson, Samuel Birdsong of Nacogdoches, Texas; son, Gregory (Sherie) Busler of Lincoln, grandson, Lance Busler of Lincoln, great-grandchildren, Macy, Cade, and Avery of Lincoln, great-great-grandson, Landon Busler of Lincoln; grandson, Zachary (Abby) Busler of Columbus, great-grandchildren, Tristen, Noah, and Madelyn Busler of Columbus, granddaughter, Valerie Busler of Joshua Tree, California; and sister, Carolyn Cannon of California.
Robert was preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Maxine Busler; and great-grandson, Johnathan Davis.
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