June 4, 2013


Eleanor Ann Buse, of the Auburn/Lake View area, 83, died Friday, May 31, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Zion Lutheran Church in Auburn, Iowa, with the Rev. Craig Zandi officiating. Burial will be at the Wall Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Lake View.

Eleanor Ann (Freese) Buse, was born Jan. 4, 1930, on a farm near Wall Lake, Iowa, a daughter of Bennie and Angie (Tebbin) Freese. She was baptized March 9, 1930, and graduated from Lake View High School May 19, 1948. After graduation she was a secretary at Kettering Insurance in Lake View.

Eleanor married Everett Buse on Aug. 20, 1950, at Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ulmer, Iowa.

She enjoyed playing cards in her various card clubs. She especially enjoyed time with her brother and sisters. She was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Auburn where she served many offices in Ladies Aid and was a Sunday school teacher.

Eleanor is survived by her children: Sheryl (Jeff) Huisenga of Lake View; Randy (Marilee) Buse of Lake View; Becky (Dennis) Green of Lake City; and Darryl (Barb) Buse of Chetek, Wis.; grandchildren: Dr. Jason (Brooke) Huisenga, Dan (Renee) Huisenga, Stacy (Jim) Lally; Dr. Gina Buse; Shelli Green, Kristi (Pat) Grace, Brian Green; Zachary and Trevor Buse; great-grandchildren: Drew Huisenga; MaKenna, Ayden, and Layne Huisenga; Lauryn Lally; a brother Raymond (LaVon) Freese; sisters: Dot (Sid) Nelson, Betty (Gary Blessington) Wessman, Marjean (Mike) Riedell; sister-in-law Mildred (Eldred) Lietz and many extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband Everett in 2007; her parents; and in-laws: James Wessman, Ken Buse and Jan Buse.