Leroy C. (Lee) Buehrer, age 87,died March 9th in Edmonds Washington following a lengthy illness. Lee was born in Brenham Texas on December 31, 1930 to Reinhart and Edna Buehrer. After graduating from high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. While stationed in Spokane, he met Florence Besas and they were married in 1954. After Lee’s discharge he attended the University of Texas where he received his degree in geology, working in oil exploration. Lee and Florence lived in various locations around the world and traveled extensively before moving back to Dallas Texas. They moved to Seattle 6 years ago to be closer to family. In addition to his love of travel, he also loved the opera and symphony. Lee was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister as well as his beloved wife Florence who died in 2015. He is survived by his friend and companion Nancy Ketterling and eight nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by all. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. 1703 N. Washington Spokane, WA 99205. Interment Riverside Memorial Park.
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