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 Francis Edward “Buster” Bachhuber Jr.

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Francis Edward “Buster” Bachhuber Jr.

Birth
Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA
Death
10 Jun 2016 (aged 75)
Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial
Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID
164526004 View Source

Buster was the son of Frank BACHHUBER and Alberta KRAUSE. He married Marilyn SIMON on April 6, 1941, in Wausau, Wisconsin. He attended St. James Grade School, graduated from Wausau High School in 1959, graduated from Marquette University College of Business Administration in in 1963 with a B.S., and graduated from Marquette University College of Law in 1966. In October 1966, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and trained at Fort Dix, New Jersey, before going to Korea where he instructed junior officers in the UCMJ and handled court marshal cases. He was honorably discharged as an SP5, E5, and returned to Wisconsin where he practiced law. He retired as an attorney in October 2003. In 2004, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association, and he served as a Director until his death. He was a life member of VFW Post 388, past State Judge Advocate, a decorated U.S. Army Infantryman, Army Pistol Team competitor and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, shooting and reloading and going to NASCAR races. He and his wife volunteered for 28 years as Explorer advisors in aviation and shooting sports. He was an Instrument Rated Commercial Pilot and a Great Lakes Tug Boat Captain. Buster attended Mass at St. Matthew Catholic Church, in Wausau.

Buster was the son of Frank BACHHUBER and Alberta KRAUSE. He married Marilyn SIMON on April 6, 1941, in Wausau, Wisconsin. He attended St. James Grade School, graduated from Wausau High School in 1959, graduated from Marquette University College of Business Administration in in 1963 with a B.S., and graduated from Marquette University College of Law in 1966. In October 1966, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and trained at Fort Dix, New Jersey, before going to Korea where he instructed junior officers in the UCMJ and handled court marshal cases. He was honorably discharged as an SP5, E5, and returned to Wisconsin where he practiced law. He retired as an attorney in October 2003. In 2004, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association, and he served as a Director until his death. He was a life member of VFW Post 388, past State Judge Advocate, a decorated U.S. Army Infantryman, Army Pistol Team competitor and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, shooting and reloading and going to NASCAR races. He and his wife volunteered for 28 years as Explorer advisors in aviation and shooting sports. He was an Instrument Rated Commercial Pilot and a Great Lakes Tug Boat Captain. Buster attended Mass at St. Matthew Catholic Church, in Wausau.


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