Elmer R. Buller 86, died Friday, August 17, 2012 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita, Kansas. He was born November 25, 1925 in Walton, Kansas to Daniel Stuart and Maria (Ratzlaff) Buller. He married Maxine Dessenberger she preceded him death. He later married Sharon Henson Kramer and she has also preceded him in death. Elmer served his country in the United States Army during WW II. He was a retired manufacturing supervisor for Cessna/ Eaton Company in Hutchinson, Kansas. Elmer was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wichita, Forrest Park Presbyterian Church in Hutchinson and attended First Presbyterian Church in Newton. He was a leader and trainer in the boy Scouts and was affiliated with the Kanza Council in Hutchinson. Elmer enjoyed square dancing, bird watching and being outdoors enjoying nature. He also enjoyed woodworking and making toys and spending time with his loving family and many friends.
Elmer is survived by his daughter and her husband Diana and Jerry Carmichael of Newton; son Glen Buller of Wichita; step son James F. and his wife Ava Kramer Jr. serving as a missionary in India; step daughter Karen McKay and her husband James Bates of Colorado; brother Lee Buller of Colorado Springs; sisters Shirley Alewine of Hot Springs, AR and Carol Darby of Tulsa, OK. He has two grandchildren John Enslinger of Hutchinson and Jeff and his wife Amana and their children Andrew, Madison, and Kara all of Hutchinson
Elmer is preceded in death by his first wife Maxine Dessenberger and second wife Sharon Henson; brothers Virgil, Victor, and James Buller and sisters Orva Gillmore, Gertrude Andrews, and Lucille Warr.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday August 22, 2012 at First Presbyterian Church in Newton with The Reverend James W. Anderson Presiding. Burial will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at The Fairlawn Burial Park in Hutchinson, KS. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday August 21, 2012 with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers to Camp Kanza or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.