We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Berndt-Ledesma Hartford Funeral Home
Robert “Bob” W. Buelke, 82 formerly of Juneau, WI went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 25th 2021. He was born on his family farm March 16, 1939, Bob spent much of his youth helping his Father and Grandfather on the farm. After high school Bob attended college at The University of Wisconsin, Superior and Stout where he received 3 degrees. As an electrician Bob worked in the iron mines of Minnesota, coal mines of Wyoming and the gold and silver mines of Nevada and New Mexico. His time in the mines fostered his love of prospecting and even as his age advanced, he talked frequently of returning to the mountains. Bob loved music and at one time even taught the subject. He had a deep passion for the Lord and enjoyed sharing his faith and wisdom with anyone who wanted or needed. He had a giving spirit and loved to help those that the Lord led him to. Bob spent many years in Harlowton, Montana semi-retired raising his son Luke and had recently moved to Platte City, MO to be closer to him.
Bob is survived by siblings Don (Teckla) Buelke of Victor, MT and Rhoda Phay of Steilacoom, WA. Son’s Hans of Duluth, MN, Luke (Rebecca) Buelke of Platte City, MO, stepdaughter Amie (Bill Barnett) Rohach of Austintown, OH and two grandson’s Allen Ainsworth Jr and Liam Buelke both of Platte City, MO.
Visitation is Saturday January 8, 2022 from 10-11am at St John’s Ev Lutheran church. Funeral services will follow at church at 11a.m.. Rev David Brandt will officiate. Interment Juneau City Cemetery
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