John P. Buck

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John P. Buck
RACINE – Mr. John P. Buck, 82, passed away at Harmony Commons on Saturday, June 14, 2014. He was born in Hazelton, ND on April 17, 1932, the son of the late Ellis and Gladys (nee: Zunkel) Buck. After graduating from Bismarck High School in Bismarck, ND he entered the U.S. Navy and served his nation during the Korean War where he was awarded numerous medals. On July 23, 1955, he married Marion Jones. A carpenter by trade, Mr. Buck owned and operated Buck Home Remodeling and Repair. He was a longtime member of St. Lucy Catholic Church. In addition to his loving wife, Marion, he is survived by his children, Ronald Buck of Fremont, CA, Karen (John) Younk of Conestoga, PA, Brian (Marilyn Broberg) Buck of Muskego, WI, Allen Buck of Racine; his grandchildren, Sara (Jason) Brubaker of Landisville, PA, Stephanie Younk of Conestoga, PA, Jared Buck of Milwaukee, Colin Buck of Muskego; great granddaughter, Kennedy Brubaker; his sisters-in-law, Madonna Buck of Fountain Hills, AZ and Elaine Jones of Kenosha; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family. Mr. Buck was also preceded in death by his brother and sisters, Donald Buck, Maryella (Donald) Gairich, Jeannette (Kenny) Stringer, Naomi Buck; brother -in-law, Raymond Jones and sister-in-law, LaVerne Martin. Family and friends are invited to meet at St. Lucy Catholic Church (3101 Drexel Ave.) on Saturday, June 21, 2014 for a visitation for 10:30 – 11:30 am. The celebration of his life and funeral Mass will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Mark R. Jones officiating. Military honors will take place after the Mass. A private interment will take place at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home 4600 County Line Road, Racine, WI 53403 262-552-9000 www.draeger-langendorf.com

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Racine, WI 53403
(262) 552-9000
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Published in Racine Journal Times on June 18, 2014
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