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Rudolph Buyan, Jr., 1910-1991
Ad-Express-Iowegian - 9 September 1991
Rudolph Buyan Jr., 81, of Jerome died early Thursday morning, Sept. 5, 1991, at Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.
He was born in Jerome on July 6, 1910, the son of Rudolph Sr. and Katherine (Stemal) Buyan.
He worked in the coal mine and served his country during World War II, stationed in North Africa and was a POW for 27 months at Stalag 3 in Germany. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Survivors include his brother, Joe of Jerome; a sister, Olga Matkovich of Melcher; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Slofco; and a sister.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 10:30 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Vincent Hoying officiating. Burial was in the Oakland Cemetery. Rosary services were held Friday evening at 7 at the Lange Funeral Home. A memorial was established to St. Mary's Catholic Church and may be left at the Lange Funeral Home.