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Buhr, Mrs. Joseph H. (Ann)

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Buhr, Mrs. Joseph H. (Ann)
26 Island Road
Sewall’s Point,
Jensen Beach, Fla.
Annemary Margaret Farmer Buhr died October 30, 1982, at Glacier Hills Nursing Center after a lengthy illness. She was born August 18, 1917, in Saginaw, Michigan, the daughter of Benjamin Broadbrook Farmer and Mary Steele Jenkins. She spent her youth in Saginaw, moving to Ann Arbor when she was sixteen. She was graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1935 and attended the University of Michigan from 1935-1941 where she was enrolled first in the College of Literature Science and Arts and then in the School of Architecture and Design. She enjoyed horseback riding and was active in Crop & Saddle while at the U of M. On June 14, 1941, she married Joseph H. Buhr; he survives. Other survivors include four children: Mrs. Larry J. (Martha) Hahn, Richard J. Buhr, James D. Buhr, all of Ann Arbor, Thomas A. Buhr of Jensen Beach, Florida; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Benjamin B. Farmer. Mrs. Buhr was a charter member of the Ann Arbor Women’s City Club. She also belonged to the Lucille B. Conger Group, the Thrift Shop, and Barton Hills Country Club. Mrs. Buhr was a skilled needle woman and studied couturier design under Polly Kenyon. She was also interested in antiques and was a member of the Stevensgraph Collectors Society of America. In 1972, the Buhrs retired to Florida, first to Boca Raton and in 1979 to the Stuart-Jensen Beach area. While in Florida Mrs. Buhr became interested in doll houses and miniatures, calligraphy and genealogy. She also showed many of her own pillow designs in needlepoint shows. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church conducted by the Reverend James Lewis and the Reverend Richard Singleton. Cremation has taken place. Friends may honor Mrs. Buhr’s memory with contributions to the Michigan Cancer Society. Following the memorial service friends may call at the home of Mrs. Larry Hahn, 2380 S. Seventh Street from 3-6 p.m. Arrangements by:
̶ Muehlig Chapel