BUFFALO LUTHERAN CEMETERY


This cemetery is located in the extreme northern border of Dawson County, Nebraska, in Buffalo Precinct.  It is located in the churchyard of the Buffalo Lutheran Church about 9 miles straight south from the junction of Hwy 40 & 21 at Oconto, Custer County, Nebraska, then about 3 miles west off of Nebraska State Hwy. 21.  The old Buffalo Store was southwest from this spot about 2miles.  The sign on the gate leading into the cemetery reads:  Buffalo First Lutheran Cemetery.


Abele, Fred C.  "Father"  Mar 13, 1900 - Feb 23, 1976;  Gladys M., "Mother"  Mar 23, 1904   Nov 23, 1955,  "The Lord is my Sheperd, I shall not want."

Abele, George W., Jr., Jan 21, 1893 - Mar 15, 1948

Abele, Dorothea, "Mother"  Mar 27, 1863 - May 29, 1939;  George,  "Father",  Sep 10, 1858 - July 22, 1949, "Selig Sind Die Toten Die In Dem Herrn Sterben Von Nun An Rev. 14, 13"

Abele, Henry  June 19, 1886 - Jan 19, 1970,  "Gone, but not forgotten"

Abele, Martha Camin, wife of Henry Abele, March 16, 1891 - March 23, 1931,  "Gone, but not forgotten"

Abele, Leonard C.  Feb 13 - Feb 19, 1925

Achterberg, Ernst H.,  May 11, 1882 - Feb 25, 1972;  Marie F.,  May 11, 1886 - Mar 10, 1964

Achterberg, Adela,  July 27, 1923 - Mar 24, 1995

Achterberg, Paul H.,  Apr 26, 1910 - Oct 4, 1981


Babcock, Delphine Margy Struempler, "Mother",  May 16, 1933 - April 5, 1988

Biemuller, Katheriena,  Geb. Den. 23 Oct 1855  Gest. Den.  1 Nov. 1933,  "Hier Ruhet Unsere Liebe Mutter",  "Meine Kraft Ist In Den Schwachen Machtig"

Biemuller, Johan George,  Geb. Den. 12 Juli 1847 - Gest. Den. 1 Juli 1915,  "Hier Ruhet In Gott", "Selig Sind Die Die In Den Herrn Sterben"


Clark, Loretta Jane (Knaggs),  June 17, 1930 - Dec 24, 1994;  John Sherman,  Feb 3, 1930 - ____,  married Sept 3, 1949


Easterday, Allen R.,  1949 - 1998

Eggleston, Travis Lynn, "our son",  Sept 28, 1978 - Feb 18, 1995 (a picture of Travis in a football uniform holding a football and a picture of Travis in a basketball uniform holding a basketball), brother of Tony, Jody, Jeff


Gordon, Zane H.,  June 24, 1912 - Mar 30, 1976;  Esther D.,  Mar 8, 1917 - Sept 9, 1996,  married Jan 8, 1944


Heins, Henry,  March 24, 1889 - April 12, 1948,  "In the Cross of Christ I Glory"

Heins, D., "Mother"  Jan 4, 1863 - Jan 30, 1926,  "Ruhe in Frieden"

Heins, Kathryn Joyce,  Sep 30, 1947,  "Suffer the little children to come unto me."

Heins, John, infant son of Rev. & Mrs. J. Heins, June 7, 1922 - June 8, 1922

Heins, Dorothy, infant dau. of Rev. & Mrs. J. Hines, Nov 16, 1929 - Nov 17, 1929

Heins, Gloria V.  Jan 29, 1926 - July 18, 1952

Heins, Fred G.,  Jan 3, 1892 - Nov 9, 1977;  Sophie,  June 9, 1890 - May 29, 1983

Heins, Rev. John,  July 3, 1894 - May 17, 1977;  Helen A.,  Sept 29, 1899 - ____


Johnson, Glenda Lynn, dau of E W & E A Johnson,  Dec 13, 1954


Kleinke, Baby, (no dates)

Kleppinger, Jason Alan,  Mar 28, 1974 - July 15, 1974

Knispel, Fred  1905 - 1925

Knispel, Wilhemine, "Mother", Mar 19, 1867 - May 20, 1936, "Ruhe in Frieden"

Knispel, Henry, "Father", Oct 28, 1865 - Jan 18, 1944

Knispel, William,  Dec 10, 1894 - Aug 15, 1987, "veteran of World War I";  Clara E.,  Apr 29, 1902 - ____,  married June 16, 1921,

Knoop, Emma, wife of F. Knoop, Dec 30, 1882 - Jan 3, 1920

Knoop, Fred H.,  Oct 18, 1881 - Apr 28, 1949,  "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"

Knoop, Clarence H. F.,  Jan 29, 1915 - May 25, 1939,  "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the name of the Lord"

Knoop, Ervin H.,  July 15, 1917 - May 27, 1995;  M. Phyllis,  June 28, 1922 - ____,  married Aug 16, 1967

Kopf, Dennis, infant son of Alfred & Edna,  June 14, 1943 - June 15, 1943

Kopf, Robert W.  Aug 19, 1952 - Oct 25, 1964,  "Safe in the Arms of Jesus"

Kopf, Alfred B.,  Mar 15, 1921 - Nov 13, 1973;  Edna M.,  June 15, 1920 - ____,  married Feb 15, 1942

Kraus, Fredrick J.,  1884 - 1994;  Emma M.,  1890 - 1974

Kugler, Carl C., "Father",  Aug 6, 1893 - June 5, 1961;  Ethel M., "Mother",   June 9, 1905 - Mar 18, 1996

Kugler, Charles Lavern, infant son of Mr. & Mrs. James O. Kugler,  Oct. 19, 1965

Kugler, Cherise Lavonne, inf. daughter of Mr & Mrs James Kugler,  Dec 2, 1969


Lakemaker, Adolph,  1907 - 1909

Lemmer, Randall Ray,  April 30, 1952 - Feb 21, 1970,  "In Loving Memory"


Meister, Maria Emma,  born Feb 18, 1856 - died Nov 6, 1915


Neben, Ernest,  June 30, 1903 - June 18, 1948;  Elizabeth,  Apr 14, 1907 - Apr 21, 1959

Neben, Heinrich Peter Otto,  geb den 6 Jan 1899 - gest den 1 Mai. 1909, "Hierruhtin Gott"

Neben, Herman H.,  "Father",  Apr 15, 1895 - Oct 25, 1968,  World War I marker;  Anna A.,  "Mother", Dec 6, 1901 - July 24, 1982,  "For me to Live is Christ, to die is gain."

Neben, Herman,  Apr 6, 1868 - July 5, 1931;  Louise, Nov 8, 1865 - Mar 15, 1945,  "Chrisfti Blut und Gerechtigleit, das ift mein Gchmud und Lf hrenthleit, damit roill ich bor Gott beftehn menn ich zum himmel merd eingehn"

Neben, Twila,  Sept 10, 1936 - Mar 26, 1998, daughter of Fred & Irene Knoedler;  Lester,  July 10, 1933 - ____, son of Ernest & Elizabeth Neben,  married Mar 15, 1959,  parents of Alan, Daniel, Scott, Debra

Neben, Bruno W.,  Sept 10, 1911 - Nov 9, 1970;  Margo (no dates),  "Father, no my will but thine be done" (on the back of this stone is a government plaque that reads:  Bruno W. H. Neben,  Nebraska,  TEC5 AT Co 353 Inf 89 Inf Div, World War II,  Sept 11, 1911 - Nov 9, 1970)

Neben, Hugo W.,  Dec 6, 1907 - Jan 31, 1997;  Renata Rathke,  Dec 5, 1904 - Sept 3, 1971,  parents of Kathleen, Robert, Marjorie

Neben, Rohnert H.,  May 7, 1939 - June 18, 1984;  Sherill J.,  Aug 22, 1938 - ____,  "I... desire to depart and to be with Christ which is far better.  Phil. 1:23",  parents of Tammy, Terri, Michael

Neben, Walter H.,  Mar 30, 1916 - Oct 11, 1978 (government plaque on the back reads:  Walter H. Neben,  PEC5 US Army, World War II,  Mar 30, 1916 - Oct 11, 1978)

Neben, Arnold,  Dec 8, 1909 - Jan 14, 1986;  Alice,  Jan 21, 1920 - ____,  parents of Ron, Judy, Diane, Donna

Neben, Mary E. (McCaslin),  Aug 10, 1926 - Mar 30, 1998;  Rudolf H. "Rudy",  May 15, 1926 - ____,  married June 3, 1951,  parents of Linnea M., Galen L., Kendall R., Glenda S.


Quitmeyer, Ruby E. Cyriacks, May 28, 1924 - Aug 10, 1951,  "As far as the east is from the west, so far hath He removed our transgressions from us"  - Psalm 103:12

Quitmeyer, W., Dec 19, 1914

Quitmeyer, A.,  March 14, 1934

Quitmeyer, Otto, Oct 20, 1880 - Aug 4, 1965;  Lena,  Oct 19, 1888 -  Jan 13, 1965

Quitmeyer, Virginia Elaine, beloved daughter of Raymond & Ruth Quitmeyer, Feb 22, 1949 - Dec 14, 1951,  "Asleep In Jesus"

Quitmeyer, Letty M. B., dau of Marvin & Ruby Quitmeyer, Aug 10, 1949 - May 6, 1954, "Jesus loves me this I know"

Quitmeyer, William E.,  July 6, 1884 - Apr 14, 1973;  Bertha D.,  Mar 7, 1891 - Aug 4, 1975,  "For as much as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord"

Quitmeyer, Victor H.,  Nov 27, 1915 - Dec 21, 1975, "Simply to the cross I cling"

Quitmeyer, Frank R.,  Sept 24, 1891 - Oct 31, 1980;  Bertha J. Kopf,  Mar 15, 1894 - Sept 1, 1984,  married Oct 10, 1916,  "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"


Ropers, Meta  Mar 23, 1907 - Sep 26, 1949,  "Asleep in Jesus"

Ropers, Henry  Oct 26, 1878 - June 24, 1930,  "Gone, but not forgotten"

Rowan, Roger H.,  Aug 15 - Aug 17, 1946

Rowan, John W.,  Feb 24, 1917 - Sep 3, 1953;  Lena A.,  Aug 30, 1921 - July 27, 1993


Schmidt, Karl F.,  Geb 8  Okt. 1884 - Gest. 21 Aug 1913,  "Ob Mich Der Tod Nimt Hin, 1st Sterben mein Gewinn  Und Christus ist mein leben   Den Thu ich Mich ergeben.",  "Hier Ruhet In Gott"

Schmidt, J. Adolph,  Nov 6, 1882 - Apr 21, 1948;  Louise,  Dec 26, 1881 - Dec 19, 1978

Schmidt, Ella K.,  June 21, 1909 - Mar 22, 1995, "Loving, giving, joyfully"

Schmidt, Louie H.,  Oct 21, 1914 - Sept 18, 1995,  World War II marker

Schoning, Henry W.,  July 2, 1886 - Mar 4, 1972;  Dorothy M.,  Mar 21, 1893 - Apr 10, 1958, "Rest In Peace"

Schoning, Inf dau of H. & D.,  1915

Shipper, Ralph, (no dates)

Spegel, Frederick J.,  1911 - 1941,  "Rest In Peace"

Spegel, Frederick A., infant son of Charles & Mildred Spegel,  Mar 10 - Mar 13, 1940

Spegel, infant daughter of Charles & Mildred Spegel,  June 24, 1943

Spegel, Henry A.,  1916 - 1917

Spegel, Louise D.,  "Mother",  Jan 7, 1887 - Dec 11, 1960,  "The Lord is My Shepherd"

Spegel, Charles A.,  July 1, 1910 - July 10, 1978;  Mildred A.,  Nov 8, 1917 - July 31, 1989,  married July 27, 1939

Struempler, Otto Paul,  Sept 8, 1897 - Oct 3, 1908

Struempler, Elsie A., daughter of C. and B.,  Dec 12, 1917 - Jan 3, 1918,  "Rest in Peace"

Struempler, Delilia A.,  May 27 - 28, 1937

Struempler, Henry H.,  May 2, 1901 - Jan 20, 1974;  Lizzie K.,  Aug 29, 1904 - Mar 29, 1976

Struempler, Lorraine J.,  July 22, 1927 - Aug 7, 1974


Vickers, Jerry D.,  1954 - 1966,  "A Memory To Be Ever With Us"

Vickers, Gary Lee, son of Dale & Helen Vickers, May 1, 1952,  "A Sunbeam for Jesus"


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