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Buehler, Donna 1941 - 2022


Posted By: Carol Auen (email)
Date: 12/17/2022 at 18:37:26

Donna Buehler
December 30, 1941 - June 6, 2022

Donna Buehler, age 80 of Odebolt, IA passed away on June 6, 2022, at her home in Odebolt, IA. Donna Mae was born to parents Edwin and Leona (Moeller) Stiles on December 30, 1941. She was baptized in the Christian faith. Donna grew up on the family farm in Wheeler Township and attended grade school at Wheeler No. 5 and walked to school each day with her sister Norma. At age 12 the family moved to the town of Odebolt. Donna graduated from Odebolt Arthur High School in 1959 and graduated from Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in 1962.

On November 10, 1963, Donna married the love of her life Duane Buehler at the Odebolt United Methodist Church. This union was blessed with three children: Karen Marie, Jeffrey Dean, and Brian Duane. Donna and Duane lived in LeMars after their marriage and Donna served as a surgery nurse at St. Joe’s Hospital. They moved to their present home north of Odebolt in 1967. Donna and Duane built a new home on the family farm in 1984.

Donna continued her work in the medical field serving as an EMT for the Odebolt Ambulance and worked at the nurse’s station at Horn Memorial Hospital from 1993-to 2009. She loved to sew and made clothing for Marilyn Graham and also made draperies. Donna was active at the Odebolt United Methodist Church and served as Circle Chairwoman for many years. She was a longtime member of PEO and Ingleside. She loved her life on the farm and always kept an immaculate lawn and landscaping. She loved to bake and her dinner rolls on special occasions were favorites of the family. She and Duane enjoyed exploring area bike trails on Sunday afternoons.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Karen (Brad) Pippett of Urbandale, IA, Jeff (Traci) Buehler of Ida Grove, IA, Brian (Jenny) Buehler of Odebolt, IA; grandchildren: Tera and Kendra Pippett, Noah and Sydney Buehler, Evan, Garrett, and Brennan Van Houten, Kesed and Karis Buehler; brother-in-law: Roger (Ellen) Buehler of Odebolt, IA; sister-in-law: Jeanine Davidson of Ankeny, IA; sister: Norma Hokansan of Gilbert, AZ.

Donna was preceded in death by her husband: Duane Buehler; parents: Edwin and Leona Stiles; parents-in-law: Robert and Marjorie Buehler; brothers-in-law: Merle Hokansan and William Davidson.
(Farber & Otteman Funeral Home)


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