Skip to content

Leslie “Les” W. Buhrmester

Leslie “Les” W. Buhrmester, 89, passed away January 22, 2023.  He was an Electric Engineer for Allison Transmissions for 18 years, retiring 1992.  He was a proud US Marine and a Veteran of the Korean War.  Les was also a member of the Avon United Methodist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Grace Burmester.  He is survived by his children, Cindy Cole and Steve Buhrmester; brother, Ray (Toni) Buhrmester; grandchildren, Crystal (Greg) Basler, Ryan (Amber) Cofey, Tyson (Daniela) Coffey, Quinton Cole, Cheyenne Cole, and Doug (Sarah) Buhrmester; 12 great grandchildren.  Services are 12pm Wednesday February 1, 2023 at Conkle Funeral Home Avon with Visitation 10am-12pm before the Service.  Burial will be in the VA Cemetery-Danville IL Wednesday 3pm (2pm CST) February 1, 2023.  Online condolences may be shared at

Leave a Comment