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Joyce "Joy" Lee Buck

September 20, 1931 September 29, 2009
Joyce "Joy" Lee Buck
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Joyce “Joy” Buck, 78, of Worthington, was born on September 20, 1931, in St. Charles, SD, the daughter of Clarence and Rose (Kohlmeier) Kramer.  She was united in marriage to Virgle Buck on November 1, 1948, in Sioux Falls, SD.  Joy retired from Fauskee Nursing Home after many years.  She spent her retirement years at the family cabin with her loving husband, Virgle, family and many many friends.  Joy died on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at the family cabin on Little Long Lake in Grand Rapids, MN.  She was held in the arms of her loving husband of 60 years, Virgle, when she passed.

     Joy leaves behind her husband, Virgle of Worthington, MN; one son, Randy (Toni) Buck of Nora Springs, IA; one daughter, Patrice (Richard) Folkers of St. Paul Park, MN; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Kruckenberg of Los Angeles, CA, and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her son, Frederick Lee; her mother, Rose Kohlmeier Kramer Missling; one brother, Oscar, and three sisters, Pearl, Opal, and little Lavonne in childhood. 
     Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2009, at 1:00 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Gordon J. Orde officiating.  Joy’s grandchildren, Joe Folkers, Corey Buck, Dustin Buck, Alissa Buck, Trinity Hemmila, Opal Buck, Thomas Barrett, and Jessica Joy Oney will serve as casket bearers. 

    Visitation will be held on Friday, October 2, 2009, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and one hour prior to the service at First United Methodist Church.


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