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Robert "Buck" L. Bachhuber

Obituary for Robert "Buck" L. Bachhuber

November 5, 1932 - May 25, 2019
Mayville, Wisconsin | Age 86


Robert L. "Buck" Bachhuber, 86 years old, of Mayville, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Prairie Ridge in Mayville.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville at 12:00 noon, with the Rev. Donald Weiss officiating. A visitation will take place on Friday, May 31st from 10:00 – 12:00 noon also at the church. Burial will take place at St. John Cemetery, Mayville, with graveside military services conducted by the Mayville American Legion Post #69.

Robert was born on November 5, 1932 to Leo and Angela (Ziegler) Bachhuber in Milwaukee. Buck was a 1950 graduate of Mayville High School. He was united in marriage to Lila Mae Baerwald on November 21, 1959 at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon.

Robert was a member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict. Buck was also a member of the Mayville American Legion Post #69. He was employed by and retired from MEC of Mayville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap shooting, and golfing. He also enjoyed racing and restoring cars.

Robert is survived by: his wife Lila of 59 years; his sons Scott Bachhuber of Mayville and Mark Bachhuber of Mayville; his brother-in-law Emil (Ione) Baerwald of Mayville; sisters-in-law Lorraine Baerwald of Horicon and Shirley Baerwald of Mayville; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-mother Edna, his brother Pete Bachhuber and his step-brother Wilford Vining.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Prairie Ridge Staff and Generation Hospice for their wonderful care of Buck.

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