ROBERT BUEHRLE Robert William Buehrle, 86, of Las Vegas, passed away at home Feb. 4, 2013. He was born Aug. 1, 1925, in Huntington Park, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Sadie Erma Buehrle; and his sister, Gertrude Robinson. He served his country in the U.S. Navy
as a ship's cook during World War II
, from Aug. 12, 1944 until Aug. 20, 1946. During his lifetime, he was employed as a camp cook on the Fort Tejon Ranch, a salesman with Sears in Lancaster, Calif., and an independent milk distributor in Lancaster. He and his wife sold real estate in Arrowhead Lake, Calif., and he retired in 1974. They then went "on the road" full time in an RV for 18 years, finally settling in Las Vegas. He and his wife loved to travel, both in the U.S. and abroad. They visited all 50 states, and cruised all over the world. Their last trip was in 2010 to Japan, where they rode on a bullet train and saw Mt. Fuji, a life-long dream of Robert's. Throughout his adult life, Robert loved to bowl, and during the last 10 years he bowled on no less than two leagues a week at the Orleans Bowling Center. He is survived by his wife, of 63 years, Betty Jean Michael Buehrle; his brother, Delwin Marshall Buehrle; his daughters, Susan Stephenson and Diane Kellogg; his grandchildren, Michael, Scott and Misty Dawn; four great-grandchildren; and many friends. Services will be private.