Adale E. Buck


ROCKFORD – Adale E. Buck, 80, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Born in Jerusalem, the daughter of Elias and Salma (Abo-Ata) Tannous. 

Graduate of Columbia University – New York City and University of Rochester. Adale married Roger Buck on July 13, 1963. She moved to the states in 1957. Adale worked as a Purchasing Manager for the Rockford Park District and volunteered her time with People Helping People Organization. 

Survived by her husband, Roger; children, Eugene Caldwell (Milena) and Laurie Buck; grandchildren, Ethan, Austin, Chester, and Emerson; and five brothers and sisters. 

Predeceased by one sister.

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