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“ I worked with Bucky way back when he worked for Quad States Cont. Co. building feedmills & grain elevators. We had some good times together . He was...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Wally Davies - Manly, IA - Friend

“As a little kid the first time I met Bob he scared me. I though he was a giant, one boot seemed like it was bigger than me. But found out he was a...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Tim Jones - Lake Livingston, TX

“Send my sympathy to the Buchmiller Family. I seen Robert, Betty, Charlie, Mable & the Longhenry couple here at Mountain Home, AR. It was good to see...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Sheryl Loudon - Mountain Home, AR

“Send my sympathy to the Buchmiller Family. I seen Robert, Betty, Charlie, Mable & the Longhenry couple here at Mountain Home, AR. It was good to see...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Sheryl Loudon - Mountain Home, AR

“Uncle Bob will be missed by all of us in the family. He was very precious to me and had become so for my son Zach. The thought of him no longer being...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Cynthia Sielaff - Rathdrum, ID

“Grew up as a neighborhood kid, my sympathy to the Buchmiller family ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Linda (Iles) Molle - Boone, IA

“My thoughts & prayers go to you all at this difficult time. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Ahrens - Ogden, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you; know that others are sharing in your loss with you, as we always had some good visits with Bob....he...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Lori Beam - Ogden, IA - Friend

“my condolences to the family not sure u remember me but betty u used to babysit my son joe my heart goes out to u and prayers are with u and the...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon kirk-VanHorn - Tulsa, OK

“Mark, my family and I are so sorry for your loss and we will have you and your family in our prayers. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gary Luppen - Nevada, IA - Friend

“We are deeply saddened by the news of Bob's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Larry & Deanna Leichliter - Ogden, IA

“Bob was a good friend who always had a fishing story to tell. My prayers go out to his family and friends who will miss him dearly! ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Roger Erickson - Ogden, IA

“A great man that left a legacy in a great family! ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Darren Huntley - Ohden, IA

“My heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to the family of Robert ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Rothfus - Woodward, IA


Robert Buchmiller, 84, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at the Boone County Hospital.

Robert's wishes were to be cremated. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 29, 2016, at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. Pastor Bruce Thomas will officiate. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the Boone Veterans Council. A time of fellowship and lunch will be served at the Leonard Good Community Center immediately following the graveside service. For online obituaries and condolences please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Robert Floyd Buchmiller was born on March 26, 1932, in Jefferson, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Alice (Beaty) Buchmiller.

On August 26, 1952, Robert was united in marriage to Betty Bollenbaugh in Des Moines, Iowa. After the couple's marriage, Robert was drafted by the United States Army serving his country during the Korean War. Robert was honorably discharged in 1954, and the couple made their home in Jefferson, Iowa, until moving to Ogden in 1955. In the early 1970's he was a special police officer for the Ogden Police Department helping out with town events.

Bob worked for Milwaukee Railroad, and did many miscellaneous jobs before going to work for the Iowa Department of Transportation where he worked for 30 years retiring in 1994.

Bob was the Iowa Junior State Trap Shooting Champion in 1949 and member of the Hunt and Fish Club. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and watching old western movies with family and friends.

Robert is survived by his wife, Betty Buchmiller of Ogden, Iowa; five children, Mike "Squeak" Buchmiller, Denny "Bucky" Buchmiller, Charlie (Mabel) Buchmiller, Pam Mace and Mark (Patty) Buchmiller all of Ogden; nine grandchildren, Bridget, Amy, Annie, Joseph, Toni, Kristopher, Katie, Amber, and Travis; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Virginia (John) Roper of Lohrville, Iowa and Nancy (Ritchie) Mantha of Jonesboro, Indiana and several nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, June Harris and Doris Rather; son-in-law, Brent Mace and a brother-in-law, Charles Rather.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.