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Thomas L. Buehrer

Thomas L. Buehrer, age 72, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Saturday morning, November 17, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee.  He was born September 30, 1946 in Wauseon, Ohio to Sylvanus and

Jesse Bell Buehrer.  He was a 1964 graduate of Pettisville High School. On June 19, 1970 he married his beloved wife, Jane Layman.

Tom was a truck driver for Viking Trucking, and a 13-year past member of the Swanton Volunteer Fire Department.  Tom's favorite hobby was flying R/C Airplanes. 

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 48 years, Jane; daughter, Tammy Symington; son, Matthew (Penny) Buehrer; grandchildren, Chance and Sage; siblings, Dean (Linda) Buehrer, Betty Swan and Phyllis Frankfurther; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Darryl, Edward, Howard and Bill Buehrer.

In keeping with Tom's wishes, he will be cremated and services will be private.

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Since graduation from Pettisville Schools, we have all gone our separate ways throughout the United States. Our memories of our class still linger on. We want to extend our heartfelt sympathy to your family. The Class of 1964.

Barbara (Roth) Tanner Nov 21 2018 12:00 AM

Jane, sorry to hear of your loss.After working with you at Lear and UTA,Sheridan Mfg., the name rang a bell.You have had a long life together.You have my heartfelt sympathy.Thinking of you at this Holiday time. It isn't easy.I losta daughter 4 yrs. ago on 22nd and a son in Dec.of 1999.So death ,know no timeline.

Marilyn J. Henricks Nov 20 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Buehrer

Bob and Lou Ann Shelton Nov 20 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Buehrer

Matt, Penny, Chance Buehrer Nov 19 2018 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear of Uncle Tom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are will you all during this difficult time.

Michelle Buehrer Nov 19 2018 12:00 AM