G. BUCK, 87

LAKELAND - Franklin "Frank" G. Buck, 87 of Lakeland, died December 5, 2012 at Valencia Hills Nursing Center. Frank was born May 23, 1925 in Elyria, OH to Norval and Vera (Lord) Buck and moved to Lakeland in 1988 coming from Elyria. Frank is a retired foreman with Elyria Concrete and was a member of the Teamsters as well as the VFW Post # 1079 and the Polish Club both in Elyria. Locally Frank was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Lakeland.
Frank was united in marriage in 1943 to his wife, Mary who resides in Lakeland. Frank is also survived by his son, Rev. Frank Buck of Lakeland; his daughter, Barbara Coughlin of Elyria, OH; his grandchildren, Debbie, Sherri and David; his great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Tiffany, Jessica, Taylor, Dylan and Gavin and his two great great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Connor.
Friends will be received, Monday from 9-10 am at St. John Neumann Catholic Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated that morning at 10 am. Entombment will take place in the Lakeland Memorial Gardens mausoleum.


Published in Ledger from Dec. 8 to Dec. 9, 2012