Obituaries

Henry J. Buba

June 16, 1927 - January 9, 2013

Henry J. Buba, beloved husband and best friend of Barbara (nee Drost).  Dearest father of Daniel (Linda) Buba and Barbara (Edward) Strugalla.  Devoted grandfather of Nicholas, Lauren, Edward Jr., Barbara and Maria.  Cherished son of the late Michael and Antoinette (nee Warta) Buba, brother to the late Michalene (Anthony) Sulo and John (Geraldine) Buba.  Fond son-in-law to the late Charles and Angela Drost and brother-in-law to Virginia (Frederick) Senkpeil and the late Alice (Edward) Oliva.  Dear uncle to several nephews and nieces.  Good friend to many.  US Navy veteran of World War II and retired Chicago Police Officer.   Visitation 2-9 P.M. Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave. in Batavia.  Funeral service will begin with prayers at the funeral home 10:00 A.M. Monday, January 14, 2013 before proceeding to Holy Cross Catholic Church 2300 Main Street Batavia, IL to celebrate Mass at 10:30 AM.  Interment following at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton.

Guest Book

  • John/Mary Phelps When Mary & I were being escorted around your home in Scottsdale (A home we did buy from you), I will always remember the open friendliness and warmth Henry conveyed to us. We will never forget entering our "New Home", and finding the bottle of champagne left by "Hank and Barbara Buba. Our deepest condolences to you Barb and your family.
  • Steve & Kim Nichols We're so sorry to hear that Hank passed away. From hanging out at Dutch Hollow Lake, we remember him fondly -- his sense of humor, love of fishing, his storytelling, love of his kids and grandkids, and devotion to Barb. We'll miss him. Please accept our deepest sympathies.
  • Connie and Refugio Rizo (Eric's parents) Nick and family: So sorry to hear of your loss. Keep ever before you the hope of the resurrection day. You and your family are in our prayers. Cuco and Connie Rizo
  • Jim Wilschke "Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh... And talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved you so—‘twas heaven here with you." Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Jim & Denise
  • Tami Dillberg Mrs. Buba, Barb /Danny and family, Extending deepest sympathy For you in your loss. And hoping, too, That comfort and peace will come to you. May you find strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends. Love Tami, Bob, Mitchell & Dylan.