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Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
Complete Obituary
Leo Buehler
  Leo R. Buehler, 86, of Kettlersville, died at 1:40 a.m. Nov. 1, 2013, at his residence.
He was born June 6, 1927, in McCartyville, to Raymond and Dora (Meyer) Buehler. On Sept. 4, 1954, he married Mary L. Bernard, who died Nov. 27, 2006.
He is survived by his children, Phil (Joan) Buehler, Kettlersville, Jeff (Jill) Buehler, St. Henry: Steve (Alejandra) Buehler, Omaha, Neb., Joanie (Mike) Prueter, Kettlersville, Teresa (Ben) Harshbarger, Botkins, and David Buehler, Brooksville, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters Virginia Boerger, Minster, and Joan (Mark) Krabbe, Hamilton; a brother, John Buehler, Dayton; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Buehler, McCartyville; and a brother-in-law, Merlin (Mary) Bernard, Minster.
Deceased is an infant son, Joseph Buehler; two brothers, Roman Buehler and Orville Buehler; and two brothers-in-law, Clarence Boerger and Stan (Adele) Bernard.
He was a retired lifetime farmer and a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, McCartyville. He was national director of the National Farmers Organization, former Kettlersville mayor and councilman and served 36 years on the Van Buren Township Fire Department. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, McCartyville, a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War and a member of the Anna American Legion. He was the youngest Legion Commander in the nation at that time.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church, the Rev. John Tonkin presiding. Burial with full military honors will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church.
Memorial donations may be made to the church.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, is in charge of arrangements.
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