More detail on this person: Lloyd L. Buchfinck,
Jr., 68, of Columbus, completed his journey
through Alzheimer's disease on Jan. 7, 2010 at the
Columbus Alzheimer Care Center.
Lloyd was born Dec. 25, 1941 in Hyannis, NE to Lloyd L Buchfinck Sr. and Glenna Hodges Buchfinck. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, John (Jack) Buchfinck. Lloyd graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and the University of West Florida (receiving an honors degree in history). He was a retired Major, with 21 years of service in the U.S. Air Force, Viet Nam veteran and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross; member of Northwest Christian Church. Lloyd is survived by his wife, Ann Kaltenbach Buchfinck; daughter Niki (Michael) Buchfinck Jarrett of Nevada; son Donn L. Buchfinck of California; four grandchildren; step-children Aaron T. Smith and Amy D. (Jose) Smith-Gonzales; mother-in-law Virginia Kaltenbach and sister-in-law, Jill Buchfinck of Mullen, NE.
A service celebrating Lloyd's life will be held at Northwest Christian Church, 1340 Fishinger Road, at 11 a.m. Thursday, with Rev. Cindy Adcock and Pastor Jeff Wheeler officiating. One hour prior to the service, the family will welcome friends. Interment will be at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, NE.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of the Columbus Alzheimer Care Center, Odyssey Healthcare, the Columbus Alzheimer's Assoc. and the Gerlach Adult Day Program.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter, 3320 Tremont Rd. Columbus, OH 4322, Odyssey Healthcare, 540 Officenter Place, Suite 100, Gahanna, OH 43230, or the Northwest Christian Church.
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