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Robert Leo Buscher

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October 19, 1923 - June 8, 2023

Robert “Bob” Buscher, age 99, of Algona passed away on June 8, 2023, at the Algona Manor Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial was 10:30 a.m. Tuesday June 13 at the Divine Mercy Catholic Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Burial took place at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation was 4-7 p.m. on Monday June 12 at the Bishop Garrigan High School Chapel. Bob’s services were livestreamed on The Divine Mercy Catholic Parish’s YouTube page.

Robert Leo Buscher, the son of Joseph and Marie (Schuller) Buscher, was born on Oct. 19, 1923, in Humboldt. On Aug. 5, 1946. Bob was united in marriage with Jeanette Kunz in Mallard. They were the longest married couple in Iowa.

Bob enjoyed spending time with his family and was always interested in what they were doing. He made the best popcorn and was always willing to share.  Bob also enjoyed farming, fishing and following the Minnesota Twins.

Left to cherish Bob’s memory is his wife of 76 years, Jeanette; children, Linda Kohlhaas of Benton, Ill., Becky (Pat) Grandgenett of Algona and Jerry (Mary) Buscher of Algona; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; three  step great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Jim, Tom, Ron (Mary), Joe (Chris), Larry and Gib (Bev) Buscher; a sister, Mary Jo (Merlin) Studer; a sister-in-law, Virginia Buscher; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; children, Mickey and Marilyn; a son-in-law, Ronald Kohlhaas; brothers, Donnie, Ray, Jack and Dick Buscher; and sisters, Catherine Reeve and Jeannette McEnroe.

The Lentz Funeral Home in Algona is serving the family.  Condolences may be left at

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