Phyllis LaVerne Buttke

January 4, 1925January 18, 2022
Obituary of Phyllis LaVerne Buttke
Phyllis LaVerne Buttke, age 97 passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Phyllis was born January 4, 1925 to Albert and Elsie Roberts. Phyllis is preceded in death by her husband James Buttke Sr., 3 brothers, 1 sister; son-in-law Jeffrey Gossin. Phyllis is survived by her loving children, Lynda (Richard) Gustafson, James (Becky) Buttke, Donna (Dave) Griess, Arla Gossin; sister, Marilyn Smith; grandchildren, Michael Gustafson, Andrew Griess, Chris Griess, Jeremy (Rachel) Griess, Jonathan Gossin, Brian (Casey) Gossin, Derek Buttke; 9 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, January 28, 2022 at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. A celebration of life will be 10:00 am Saturday, January 29 at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. 6800 S 14th St. Lincoln, NE 68512. For more information go to The family wishes memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church or Capital Humane Society.

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  • Jeremy Griess Active Pallbearer
  • Chris Griess Active Pallbearer
  • Derek Buttke Active Pallbearer
  • Brian Gossin Active Pallbearer
  • Michael Gustafson Active Pallbearer
  • Larry Meier Active Pallbearer
  • Jonathan Gossin Honorary Pallbearer
  • Andrew Griess Honorary Pallbearer

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Friday, January 28, 2022


Saturday, January 29, 2022

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