Von Buehrlen



Von W. Buehrlen, 54, Belle, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City surrounded by his girls.

He was born Oct. 14, 1968, in Belle, a son to Delford Buehrlen and the late Bobbie (Woodruff) Buehrlen.

He was a lifelong area resident and 1987 graduate of Belle High School.

Von was united in marriage to Toni Mahaney, Feb. 16, 1991, in Bland.

Von was employed with the Maries County Road Department for seven years, as well as an correctional officer in Jefferson City at JCCC for the last nine years.

Von enjoyed being outside whether it was hunting, fishing, or cutting wood. He liked painting cars and tractors, playing card games, BBQing, and listening to old country or bluegrass music. Von could carry on a conversation with anyone and hardly knew a stranger. He always had a smile on his face and would do anything for anybody. He especially enjoyed time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by mother Bobbie Buehrlen; maternal and paternal grandparents; and best friend Mike Crider.

Von is survived by wife Toni; father Delford; daughters Holli Cantrell and husband Cory of Wichita, Kan., Korri Buehrlen of Belle, and Robbi Buehrlen and fiancé Zachary Fachting of Belle; grandchild Caiden Cantrell; sisters Brenella Mehrhoff and husband Kenny of Bland and Teresa Hicks and special friend Jeff Lange of Belle; and brother Durrell Buehrlen; as well as many extended family members and friends.

Visitation for Von will be Friday, Dec. 9, at Sassmann’s Chapel, Belle, from 5–7 p.m., with memorial services following. Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family to go towards a monument for Von.

Arrangements entrusted to Sassmann’s Chapel, Belle.