Jane "Jean" Bucklin
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Jane "Jean" Bucklin, 87, a longtime resident of Baxter, died on Thursday, December 6, 2012, following a short illness.
Jean was born on November 1, 1925 in Glasgow, Scotland to William Bowers and Anne (Campbell) McReynolds Bowers,
Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Russell of Baxter; four daughters, Shirley (Bruce) Nuzum of Newton, Linda (Chuck) Oliver of Knoxville, Barbara Clarahan of Des Moines, and Vickie Lane of Newton; her great-niece, Helen Anderson of Neilston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland; eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law, Douglas Clarahan; granddaughter, Heather Nuzum; four brothers, two sisters, and a niece.
A memorial service will be 11:30 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home, 1115 E. 19th St. N. in Newton.
The family will greet friends from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials in Jean's name be left at the funeral home. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home, please add, Attn: Bucklin Family on the envelope.
Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 9, 2012