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Charles Leroy Buehler 1926 - 2011

POSTED April 23, 2011 10:36 a.m.


Charles Leroy Buehler, 84, died April 21 at Kansas Medical Center, Andover. He was born July 7, 1926, at Claflin, the son of Charles Rudolph and Josephine Martha (Kooci) Buehler. He married Virginia Ruth Folck on Feb. 1, 1946, at Lyons. He was a Great Bend resident and served during World War II in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Buehler was a member of Claflin United Methodist Church, American Legion and VFW. He had a private law practice for 50 years in Claflin and Great Bend, and was a former member of the American Bar Association, Kansas State Bar Association and Barton County Bar Association.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Arthur Ray Buehler of Golden, Colo., and Howard Dean Buehler of St. Louis, Mo.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a half brother, Joseph K. Buehler, and a half sister, Flora Bortz.

At this time there are no memorial services planned.

Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*

415 North Main

Hoisington, KS 67544

(620) 653-4165

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 24, 2011

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