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Eugene C. Buehrer

1926 to 2015

 

Eugene C. Buehrer, 88 of Cornville, Ariz., passed away at his home on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

Gene was born on Oct. 24, 1926 in Seward, Neb. He served in the U.S. Navy as Machinist Mate 1st Class in WWII and the Korean Conflict. After his Naval Service, Gene began his career as a civilian with the U.S. Army, and worked at Sioux Army Depot, Belmont Army Depot, Flagstaff and Fort Davis, Panama Canal Zone. Gene proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, stationed on the USS New Orleans on the USS Catamount during his time in the service.

Gene was a lifetime member of the Elks, and an avid Rodeo fan. He was a very talented woodworker and prolific woodcarver. He was a longtime member of the Verde Valley woodcarvers, a group he loved and enjoyed getting together with.

Gene is preceded in death by his wife, Sandra (Montgomery) Buehrer, and brothers Grant Buehrer and Dale Buehrer.

Survivors include his daughter, Leslie Bagley and her husband Dan; son Matthew and his wife Lenore; brother Jerome Buehrer and his wife Suszie; sister Shirley Walker and late husband Ivan. Grandchildren include Anthony Bagley and his wife Samantha, Emma Bagley and her partner Jason,

Paige Buehrer and her partner Keenan. Gene is also survived by an extended family of cousins, nieces and nephews.

 

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