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Robert “Leon” Bauerle

Robert “Leon” Bauerle, age 82, of Dilley, died on Monday May 24, 2021.

Leon is preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Cyndi Bauerle, son Brian Bauerle, three grandchildren Shyanne Bauerle, Tyler Bauerle, McKenzie Bauerle, sister Joyce Felps and husband Jimmie and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a world of friends.

Leon was a two-time Texas golden gloves winner, seven-time NFR qualifier in steer wrestling, five decades of rodeo-winning career, owner of Western Motor Car Sales for three decades, owner, breeder, trainer of race horses, trained many winning steer wrestling horse teams over the years. He was an avid hunter, fisher and rancher.

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Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall.