Roy J Buehrle, DDS

Roy J Buehrle, 95, of La Crosse WI passed away on Friday November 29th 2019 surrounded by family. Roy was born March 15th 1924 in St Louis MO. On Sep 6th 1969 Roy married Joan Hengel.

Roy and his wife Joan built their family cabin on Little Round Lake in Hayward WI in 1976. Roy practiced dentistry in La Crosse WI from 1950 to 1986. Over the years Roy could be seen around the Hayward area with his guide dog. He enjoyed spending time at the cabin with friends and his family and was pleased to attend many Round Lake Dine Arounds.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, sister Lucille Scott, brother Melvin Buehrle, sons John Buehrle, Roy J III “Chip” (Linda) Buehrle, daughter Carol Ann “Corky” (Norm) Hendersin, and grandson Scott Hendersin, as well as his guide dogs Nikki and Digby.

Roy is survived by his wife, Joan; four children, Douglas (Laura) Buehrle, David Buehrle, Jason Buehrle, Joe (Sara) Buehrle, and his guide dog Koffy.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10 AM to the time of service at The Gathering Place, 133 Mason St. Onalaska. The service will be at 11 AM. A Celebration of Roy’s life will follow in the Cargill Room at the Waterfront 328 Front Street South. The family is being assisted by Coulee Region Cremation Group.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Northwoods Humane Society.

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