Darwyn Dean Buettner

Darwyn dressed in a sailor suit, a sign of things to come...

November 1969

Darwyn Dean Buettner was born November 12, 1937 in Grand Island, NE the son of Alfred and Frieda Reher Buettner. After his graduation from Grand Island Senior High School in 1955 he joined the United States Coast Guard. He retired after 21 years of service. Since his retirement from the Coast Guard Darwyn has worked for the city of Grand Island.

1955 GIHS graduation picture

April 14, 1957 he married Barbara Ellen White. After being stationed all over the United States, when Darwyn retired, he and Barb moved back to Grand Island where they now make their home.

Darwyn and Barb have three boys: Doug, Dave and Darren

Barb, Dave, Darwyn, Doug, and Darren

Douglas Dean Buettner was born Aug 28, 1958 in New Orleans, Lousiana. He married Lori Kelly August 31, 1978 in Grand Island and they had one daughter, Vanessa Diane born July 17, 1980 in Grand Island. Doug & Lori were divorced in Sept 1982.

On July 22, 1992 Doug and Kathy Morton were married in Grand Island. They have lived in Alaska since there marriage, currently living in Wasilla, AK.

David Dale Buettner was born August 24, 1961 in Hialeah, Florida. Dave is single and lives in Aurora, Colorado.

Darren Duane Buettner was born May 11, 1967 in Portsmouth, Virginia. He married Karyn Kamprath on October 1, 1988 in Grand Island and they had one daughter, Kristin Lynn born on December 14, 1988 in Kearney, NE. Darren & Karyn were divorced in September 1990.

On December 3, 1995 Darren married Saffron Osenbaugh in Hall County, Park. They live in Grand Island and have two daughters: Kyla Brooke born on February 18, 1996 and Mariah Jade, born on December 16, 1998, both in Grand Island.

Dave, Barb, Darwyn, Darren and Doug

Darwyn and Barb's grand daughters:
Vanessa, Kristin, Kyla and Mariah

... Darwyn's family ...

Left to right in the center:
Saffron, Darren, Barb, Darwyn, Dave, Doug and Kathy
Standing in back: Kristin and Vanessa
Sitting in front: Mariah and Kyla


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