BUCK – Mary Lawrence Buck passed away in the Holy Cross Hospital, Calgary, Alta., in Sunday, June 9th, at the age of 84 years.
She was born in Michigan, U.S.A., coming to Alberta in 1914 from St. Paul, Minn., to the Provost district where they lived and farmed until 1926. She came to Duchess in 1934 and in 1961 made her home with a member of the family.
Surviving are two sons, Elmour Lawrence Buck of Black Diamond, Alta, and Asaph Halan Buck of Lakewood, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Garnet Cox of Tacoma, Wash., and Mrs. Della Thompson of Fullerton, Calif.; twelve grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, June 12th at 2:00 p.m., in the Brooks United Church with Rev. L. Ling officiating, Interment was in the Brooks Cemetery with Smith Funeral Home in charge.
Pallbearers were Glen Thompson, George Buck, Floyd Buck, Dick Kimel, Sand Kenny and Carl Beck.
Brooks Bulletin June 20, 1963 Roll 15 Image 544