Ronald G. Osterbuhr, 82, died Tuesday February 11, 2020 in Garden City, Kansas. The son of Clarence and Lee (Fuerst) Osterbuhr was born July 2, 1937 in Holdrege, Nebraska.


Ron grew up in Hildreth, NE, graduated from GCHS, and later earned a B.S. at Texas Tech University. He enjoyed an entrepreneurial career in agricultural chemicals, fiberglass manufacturing, propane, and oil & gas. He married Marie Bryant on September 5, 1959 in Roanoke, VA.


Survivors include his wife Marie and three sons: Karl & Rachel Osterbuhr of Denver, Colorado, Kurt & Renee Osterbuhr of Garden City, Kansas, Kas & Jamie Osterbuhr of Denver, Colorado; one sister, Gloria and husband Fred Sanders of Topeka, Kansas, preceded in death by their son Steve Sanders; a sister-in-law Loretta McClure and husband Lynn (deceased) of Salem, Missouri; a sister-in-law Betty Bryant (deceased) of Roanoke, Virginia; a brother-in-law David Bryant of Washington DC; nephew Greg McClure and wife Dawn of San Antonio, Texas, niece Laura McClure and fiancÚ Daniel of Washington DC; additionally, numerous cousins in Nebraska.


There will be a private family service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family has designated Finney County Humane Society in memoriam. Donations can be made through Garnand’s in honor of Ron’s colorful and adventurous life. He will be further memorialized at www.osterbuhr.org.