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Walter E. (Buck) Buerger

March 23, 1926 — November 15, 2009

Buck and his wife Sue were married on September 24, 1955 in Hillsboro Missouri.

Buck played Triple A professional baseball from 1942-1954 for the New Yankees and the Milwaukee Braves. He was Sheriff of Jefferson County Missouri, for 28yrs, he served from 1964 to his retirement in 1992. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church Hillsboro Missouri, Amvets, VFW, Arnold Elks Lodge, Missouri Sheriff Association and he was a navy veteran.

Buck is survived by,

Wife-Sue Carol Buerger (nee Bridges) of Hillsboro Missouri
Daughter-Melissa A. Buerger of Hillsboro Missouri
Daughter-Angie and (Bill) Holland of Hillsboro Missouri
Grandson-1st LT. Cody M. Holland of Meridan Mississippi
Granddaughter-Emily L. Holland of Hillsboro Missouri
Grandson-Jenaro Clark "JC" Griffin of Hillsboro Missouri
Grand daughter-Tara L. (Tim) Oetting of Springfield Missouri
Grandson-Damon M. Holland of Springfield Missouri.

Also suvived by two great grandchildren Tanner Oetting and Trae Oetting.

Preceded in death by,
Father-Joseph F. Buerger
Mother-Laura Buerger Martin (nee Lanham)
Step-Father Elmer Martin
Brother-Joseph Buerger
Sister-Marie Schlereth
Sister-Medora Enzmann
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