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Jonathan M Buehler
(12-09-1976 - 01-06-2015)

 Jonathan M. Buehler age 38 completed his earthly journey on January 6, 2015. Jonathan courageously battled ALS for the last 2 years of his young life.
He is survived by his wife of 13 years Emily (Schambach) and three beautiful little ladies (daughters)
Brianna Gayle (8), Kaylin Elaine (3) and Kiera Robyn (3)
Other surviving family members are Jonathan's mother Gertrud Robyn (Paul Pellegrini) of FLA,
2 sisters, Jennifer (Tim Nichols) of IL and Tiffany Schladweiler of MO;
3 brothers, Jeremy Schladweiler of WI, Al Konishi and Marty Konishi, both of IL.
Also surviving are 10 nephews and his mother in law and father law, Gayle and Edward Schambach.

Jonathan was born in Elk Grove Village, IL and graduated from Larkin High School and then later earned his Associates degree from Elgin Community College. He began his career with Safeway Grocers and then transferred to Prescott, AZ. where he worked for Shamrock Farms and later transferred to Seattle, WA where he was employed by Anheiser Busch.
Jonathan was an avid sports enthusiast. During his struggle with ALS he was assisted by the Steve Gleason Association (Team Gleason) helping ALS afflicted patients realize some of their dreams and wishes. He also received so much support from Virginia Mason Health Care, the Evergreen Chapter of the ALS Foundation and Bailey Boushay Hospice Center all of whom supplied all the essential specialized equipment and medical care required to make Jonathan's last years as normal and comfortable as possible.

He was preceded in death by his father Douglas M. Buehler of IL.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 17 at 1:00 P.M. at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the Evergreen Chapter of the ALS Foundation, Seattle and to the Steve Gleason Initiative Foundation in Jonathan Buehler's honor to continue the research to find a cure for this devastating disease. www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.

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