Dr. Raymond Albert Buelow
Dr. Raymond Buelow died April 19, 2015 at the age of 81. An air force veteran and graduate of North Dakota State University, he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, and a Master of Science in Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University. He served as an elder at Good Shepherd Lutheran church, was president of the Santa Barbara-Ventura Veterinary Medical Association and on the board of the Marguerite Doe Foundation, as well as maintaining a practice at Foothill Pet Hospital for over 35 years. A lover of the great outdoors, Ray especially enjoyed fishing – fish feared him in the mountains, ocean, and even off the coast of Baja. He is survived by wife Margret Buelow, son Doug Buelow (Karen), daughter Jonelle Patrick (Steve), brother Fred Buelow, sisters Lucille Buelow and Carol Owens, and six grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Goleta on Wednesday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. If you’d like to honor Ray’s memory, donations can be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, in lieu of flowers.