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Charles F. Buhrts

March 19, 1944 — June 14, 2023

Charles F. Buhrts, age 79, of Columbus passed away on June 14, 2023. He graduated from Central High School and retired from General Motors. Charles was the general manager of Rainbow Lanes in Columbus Ohio, for over 20 years. He is credited with forming the largest men’s bowling league in the United States known as Parsons Recreation League which is still active today. In addition to his passion for bowling, Charles also enjoyed fishing and watching Reds baseball. Charles is preceded in death by his parents, Charles H. and Frances M. Buhrts. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Karen R. Buhrts; children, Rick Buhrts, Diana (Gary) Clemens and Cherie (David) Burke; grandchildren, Ricky, Sean, Christina, Morgan, Stephanie, Katie, Courtney, Justin, Robert, Haley, Madison and Matthew; 17 great-grandchildren; siblings, Judy (Roger) Edgington and Floyd (Sharon) Buhrts; numerous nieces, nephews, brother and sisters-in-law.

 

Family will receive friends Wednesday, June 21, 2023, from 4-7 pm at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 South High Street, where funeral service will be held Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 12:30 pm with Pastor Timothy Lee officiating. Interment to follow at Green Lawn Cemetery.

To leave an online condolence for the family please visit Charles’ tribute page at  www.graumlichfuneralhome.com

 

 

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