She was born at Webster, South Dakota, U.S.A. and came to Alberta with her parents in 1906 and homesteaded south of Westerose, Alberta.
She married on February 5, 1921 in Provost and came to Duchess in 1934 and farmed in the district until moving to Rimbey in 1947. They farmed and ranched there until moving to Black Diamond in 1959, returned to Duchess in 1967 and resided on an acreage in the district until she entered Newbrook Lodge in May 1, 1981 and shortly after entered he Brooks Health Centre Nursing Horne.
She was a member of the North Duchess Birthday Club.
Surviving are her husband Elmour of Brooks, three sons Lawrence and his wife Marie of Coborg, Ontario, George and his Wife Mary of Brooks and Floyd and his wife Jean of Black Diamond, a daughter Pheobe and her husband Sarn Kenney of Rimbey. 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, five sisters Edna, Gladys, Lynn, Bernice and Betty, two brothers Bill and Gordon and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 6 at 2 p.m. in Smith Funeral Chapel with the Reverend Wes Hutton and the Reverend Charles Ramer officiating.: Interment will follow in the Brooks Cemetery.
If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the charity of their choice.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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BUCK – Elmour Lawrence Buck died on February 23, 1992 in 1he Medicine Hat Regional Hospital at the age of 93 years.
He was born at Murrieta, California, U.S.A. and moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1908 and to Provost, Alberta in 1914.
He married the former Alma Anderson in Provost on February 5, 1921 and moved to Duchess in 1934 farmed there and moved to Rimbey in 1947, where he farmed and ranched until moving to Black Diamond in 1959. He was employed there with his son Floyd in his lumberyard and returned to Duchess in 1967 to reside on an acreage. He was employed with the EID for three years, moved to Brooks in 1981 to reside in Newbrook Lodge and entered the Nursing Home on September 7, 1990.
He was predeceased by his wife Alma on March 2, 1987 and a son Lawrence.
Surviving are two sons, George (Mary) of Brooks and Floyd (Jean) of Black Diamond, a daughter, Pheobe (Sam) Kenney of Rimbey, a daughter-in-law, Marie Buck of Cobourg, Ontario, 17 grandchildren, 31. great-grandchildren, a sister, Della Thompson of Calgary and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held on Friday, February 28 at 2 p.m. in Smith Memorial Chapel with the Reverend David Robertson officiating. Interment followed in the Brooks Cemetery.
Pallbearers were all grandsons, Lorne Buck, Earl Buck, Byron Buck, Doug Kenney, Bill Kenney and Robert Buck.
If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the Brooks Health Centre Nursing Home.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Brooks Bulletin March 04, 1992 Roll 51 Image 1060 & 1097