“Buzz” Charles McKinley Buswell
Charles McKinley Buswell, 75, died Wednesday January 19, 2022, at home in Lincoln, NE.
A celebration of Life, will be held at their home from 1-4 pm, January 29, 2022. 2160 Breckenridge Dr. Phone: 402-499-4469
Charles always wanted to be “burned-urned and spurned”.
Charles was born in Hastings, NE, October 14, 1946 to Charles M. Buswell and Helen (Dahlke) Buswell.
Charles worked for 30 years as a boiler operator at K Street Plant, meter reader and the last few years as a credit representative with Lincoln Electric System.
Charles was married to Jeanne Ann Clampitt, June 17, 1967. They had eloped and was married in Colorado. They loved traveling, and had been to nearly all of the states in the USA. Canoeing, camping with friends and family was a passion. Many canoe trips in the Quetico in Canada with Jeanne and family and friends.
Charles had many hobbies over the years. He raised Show Pigeons. He loved Trumpeters and Tumbler Pigeons and took them to shows and fairs. He loved to go hunting with his son Robert and best friend Larry Hettler.
His other passion was Model Railroading. He was a member of the Lincoln Area Railway Historical Society and was show chairman, along with Jeanne for many years. He had HO trains to begin with and switched to Lionel 0 Gauge. He always loved helping kids get involved in Model RR and helping widows by appraising their husband trains so no one would take advantage of the widows.
He was also a lifetime member of NRA and member of Nebraska-IA RR Association, and Duluth and Missabe Association.
Those left to cherish his memory, are his wife Jeanne Ann (Clampitt) Buswell of Lincoln, son Robert of Lincoln, daughters Christine (Buswell) Cook of Lincoln and Shari (Buswell) Pring of Lincoln; 3 grandchildren Brittany, Brandon & Sully, along with 4 Great-Grandchildren; Nevaeh, Avery, Ariah and Rudy Jr. Also, brother Allen Buswell of Colorado, 2-sisters Sue (Kenny) Hostettler, Deb Hopkins and brothers Rick (Jenny) White and Pat White all of Grand Island.
He was preceded in death by his mother Helen White; father Charles Buswell; brother Daniel Keen and sister Paulette Ault.
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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
Condolences for “Buzz” Charles McKinley Buswell
So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
My sincere sympathy to Jean and family. I will never forget my ride-a-long with Buzz when working at LES. Lasting memories RIP BUZZ
We are so very sorry to hear of Buzz’s passing. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers to you and your family. May the Lord wrap you in his peace and comfort.
So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Buzz and hearing all about his trips to The Boundary Waters. Cherish all those wonderful memories
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers for Jeanne and family.
So very, very sorry for your loss. Buzz will be missed, but memories of him will always be there. He was a wonderful man, and friend to so many. Our great-grandson Alex remembers going in your basement with Buzz to play with the trains. Our prayers are with you and your family in this trying time.
To: Jeanne and family
Buzz was an extraordinaire member of the model railroading community. He seemed to know everyone and he was very much appreciated, plus both he and you did soon much for the Lincoln club.
He will be missed.
So sorry to hear of Buzz’s passing. Always enjoyed good times at work. He was always full of fun. Know how much he enjoyed his trains. Deepest sympathy to all his family.