Jaxon  Buerge


Jaxon Blair Buerge, age 16, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Oakley, Kan.
Jaxon was born September 28, 2002, in Joplin, son of Justin and Trisha Buerge. He developed a love for running, and completed several 5K races. He enjoyed playing tennis and loved being outdoors with his family, especially spending time on the farm, swimming, hiking, or going on vacations and skiing trips to Colorado.
Jaxon will be remembered as a joyful, gentle, and sweet-natured soul, a boy with a pure, kind, and happy heart, and an infectious smile and giggle. He loved people generously, and changed the lives of all who had the privilege to know him.
Jaxon was preceded in death by a grandfather, Harold Maxwell Orendorf.
Survivors include his devoted parents, Trisha and Justin Buerge; brother, Maxwell Buerge, all of Joplin; grandparents, Alden and Kathy Buerge, of Joplin, Anne and Len Eby, of Lakeland, Fla., Jackie Orendorf, of Maitland, Fla.; great-grandmother, Barbara Jean Blair, of Olathe, Kan.; uncles, Aaron and Angye Buerge, of Springfield, Mo., and Brandon and Elizabeth Buerge, of Newton, Kan.; several cousins, and many friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 5, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church with Pastor Aaron Brown officiating. Private family interment will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City.
The family request that memorial contributions be made to Miracles for Autism, in care of Shawn Creger, 7301 Mission Road, Suite 250, Prairie Village, KS 66208.
Published on January 3, 2019
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Robin Bowers
Jan 28, 2019
Justin, Trishia, Maxwell, Alden and Kathy, I am so saddened to hear about your tremendous loss. I remember seeing Jaxon at the bank. Such a sweet little guy. I hope you find comfort from the scriptures found at Revelation 21:3,4, a future time with no more pain, tears or death. You are certainly in my thoughts and prayers.
Carrie Mizrahi
Jan 09, 2019
I have not been able to get you and your family out of my mind since hearing of this tragedy. I hope and pray that the love a support of your family and friends to help you through this difficult time.
Hanna Jameson
Jan 07, 2019
Dear Trisha, Justin and Maxwell, I’m so sorry for your loss. Jaxon was a wonderful boy and was Blessed to have Loving and Caring Parents and Brother. I will always remember my time with the boys and you and consider myself Blessed to have been a part of your lives. Praying for all of you. With Deepest Sympathy, Hanna Jameson
Lindsay Prockish
Jan 06, 2019
Sending hugs and prayers to you all! I’m so sorry.
Blerina Boci
Jan 05, 2019
Trisha, I was so saddened to hear of Jaxon's passing, you are in my thoughts and prayers 💔
Grant, Nanette and Adrielle Hornbuckle
Jan 05, 2019
Our sincerest condolences to Justin, Trisha and Maxwell, and the entire family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. We only know of Jaxon from Emalye, and she would often mention how sweet he was. May God bring comfort to all who loved and knew Jaxon.
Karin Simmons
Jan 04, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss. I'm praying for you all.
Ginger Crabtree
Jan 03, 2019
I only had the pleasure of knowing Jaxon for a short time many years ago. I will forever remember his sweet face and the dedication and love of his family. My heart aches for you. Peaceful, healing vibes streaming!
Donna Harden
Jan 03, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss. I have known Alden and Kathy for years as I also am a community banker. Prayers for all the family.
Linda Jaeger
Jan 03, 2019
So very for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
Brenda Groover
Jan 03, 2019
I will always remember how excited Jaxon would get when you offered him candy. He would squeal and run and ask for permission to accept. I never saw him with anything but a smile on his face. I’ll always remember that amazing smile❤️
Alice Carman
Jan 03, 2019
Trisha, Justin, and Maxwell, Jaxon touched our lives through our daughter, Megan. We are heartbroken for your loss. Steve and Alice Carman