LaVonne L. Buehler, 77, of Russell, Kansas, died on Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Salina Regional Hospital in Salina, Kansas.
LaVonne was born on January 18, 1938, in El Dorado, Kansas, the daughter of Delmar M. and LaVada (Strain) Barton. She grew up and attended local schools in Russell. She met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Larry G. Buehler on November 12, 1954, in Russell. From this union LaVonne and Larry were blessed with 3 children, sons Brad and Ken and a daughter Rhonda. Larry preceded LaVonne in death on August 22, 2002. LaVonne was an excellent homemaker and dedicated her life to taking care of her husband and children. She was a member of the Elks and V.F.W. Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, art, crocheting and was an avid Denver Broncos fan.
Surviving family include her son Brad G. Buehler and wife Vicki of Lakewood, Colorado; daughter Rhonda Storey and husband David of Swisher, Iowa; and son Ken Buehler and wife Tonya of Russell; 8 grandchildren Alicia, Derek, Korey Buehler, Kyle, Kevin and Katelyn Storey, Kari and Adam Buehler; 5 great grandchildren and a brother Darrell Barton of Overland Park, Kansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Larry and a daughter Katherine Buehler.
A funeral service to honor LaVonne's life will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Tuesday, June 02, 2015, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary Chapel in Russell with Pastor Dale Lane officiating. Burial will follow at the St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Russell. Visitation will be from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. Monday, June 01, 2015, at the mortuary with family present to greet guests from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. Monday evening. Memorials may be given to the Morrison House of Salina or St. Jude’s Children Hospital and sent in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.