William “Bill” Buck


LEAF RIVER – William “Bill” Buck, died Friday, March 6, 2020, at Martin Luther Manor Care Center in Bloomington, Minn. Born Dec. 16, 1937, in Oregon, the son of William H. Buck, Sr. and Mary P. Buck (Quest).

Joined the Navy following graduation from Oregon High School. Earned a business degree from Northern Illinois University. Worked as a salesman in the Rockford area for many years, including store manager of Sears Paint and Hardware prior to retirement. Avid golfer, fisherman and recreational athlete (fast-pitch softball and basketball).

Survived by sons Michael (Wendi) and Andrew Buck, Rosemount, Minn.; longtime companion Nancy Scheck, Byron; sister, Carolyn Summer, Winnebago; and five grandchildren.

Predeceased by sister, Beverly Tanner, Malta.

Private service at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Eagan, MN. Memorial service, Oregon, summer 2020. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Oregon. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, michaeljfox.org