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Dr. George Fred Buchal DVM

May 9, 1932 — June 16, 2018

Buchal, Dr. George F. DVM age 86 of Waterford passed away peacefully at home Saturday June 16th with his loving family at his side. George was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 9, 1932 the son of the late Fred and Jenny (nee. Stejskal) Buchal. He was a graduate of Grant Community High School, Fox Lake, IL and then attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO for two years where he also was a member of the ROTC. Returning to attend University of Illinois, in Champagne-Urbana IL to achieve his Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine degree. On September 5, 1959, he married Elizabeth Ann Marlowe in Huntley Illinois. Dr. George F. Buchal DVM partnered with Dr. Stephen Dirks DVM in Waterford Wisconsin until 1975 when Doctor Buchal opened his own Veterinarian practice The Fox Valley Veterinary Services and Clinic.
He was the proud owner of Fox Valley Veterinarian Clinic for many years. Working with Dairy Farmers and animal lovers in the Southeast Wisconsin countryside for many years. Dr. Buchal was a member of Community United Methodist Church where he at one time was the choir director, sang for many Waterford area funerals and weddings. He had a love for flying receiving his pilot’s license, commercial pilot and IFR licenses. Proud to serve a term on the Waterford Village Board and provided Veterinarian Services for 30 plus years for the Racine County Fair. “DOC” loved to sing, listen to farmers tell him great jokes while sitting on a bale of hay, shoot baskets after treating the Farm Animals, and is now spending time with his friends Earl Steinke, Duke Hanson, and John Malchine amongst others.
Survived by his loving wife Ann, Two children: Michael Buchal of Waterford, Michigan and Carilu Buchal Robinson of Nashville, Tennessee. Also, survived by loving Grandchildren: Leigha Robinson, Sarah Robinson, Sean Buchal, Hannah Robinson and Luke Robinson, precious great-granddaughter: Henri’ Buchal. Further survived by two nephews Bobby and Rodney Nielsen, other relatives, and countless friends.
Preceded in death by his parents and one sister: Marian (Robert) Nielsen.
Visitation Friday June 22nd 4-5:45 PM at Community United Methodist Church, 455 South Jefferson Street, Waterford, Wisconsin 53185. Services will begin at 6PM with Pastor Bill Busch, John Wulz, and Ron Tichy officiating. Private family burial in Ringwood, Illinois at the Harrison Carr cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you write a clean joke, bring this to the visitation and leave on the bales of hay provided, and or memorials are suggested to “Racine County Agriculture Society” for the purchase of a memorial bench to be placed near the Fair Barns in honor of Doctor George Buchal. Checks payable to “Racine County Agriculture Society”
Mealy Funeral Home
Waterford, Wisconsin
262-534-2233
www.mealyfuneralhome.com
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Visitation

Friday, June 22, 2018

4:00 - 5:45 pm (Central time)

Community United Methodist Church

455 South Jefferson Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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Friday, June 22, 2018

6:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Community United Methodist Church

455 South Jefferson Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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Luncheon

Friday, June 22, 2018

6:30 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Community United Methodist Church

455 South Jefferson Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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