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Barry E. Buck

September 3, 1940 April 5, 2019
Barry E. Buck
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Obituary for Barry E. Buck

BARRY E. BUCK, 78, of Prophetstown, IL, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, IL.

His memorial service will be 10:30 AM Friday, April 12, 2019, at the Prophetstown United Methodist Church in Prophetstown with Rev. Mark Meyers officiating. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home. Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside committal service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown following the memorial service. A memorial has been established to Rock River Hospice and the Prophetstown United Methodist Church.

Barry was born September 3, 1940 in Portland Township, IL, to Ernest M. and Kathryn L. (Ziegenbein) Buck. He was educated in the Prophetstown Grade School and was a 1958 graduate of Prophetstown High School. He attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. Barry first married Karen L. Mulcay. He later married Antoinette “Toni” (Giarrusso) Marks on September 3, 1990, in Camp Lake, WI. Barry was employed by Western Electric in Rockford, IL, for 29 years retiring in 1989. He was a member of Prophetstown United Methodist Church. Barry was a former member and past president of the Willow Lake, SD Lions Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing. Barry was an avid Green Bay Packers Fan.

Survivors include his wife, Antoinette “Toni”; two daughters, Michelle (Scott) Flesher of Cary, IL and Tammi (Michael) Soloway of Lake Zurich, IL; one son, Todd Buck of Crystal Lake, IL; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Kimberly O’Donnell of Gurnee, IL, Nicole (Shannon) White of Streamwood, IL, and Danielle (Brian) Franse of Hoffman Estates, IL; one stepson, Anton Mark of Elgin, IL; six grandchildren; six step grandchildren; and one brother, Ronald (Delores) Buck of Prophetstown.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Beverly Olalde.

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4:00 PM 4/11/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/11/2019 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home

320 LaFayette Street
Prophetstown, IL 61277

Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home
320 LaFayette Street Prophetstown 61277 IL
United States





10:30 AM 4/12/2019 10:30:00 AM
Prophetstown United Methodist Church

200 W. 2nd Street
Prophetstown, IL 61277

Prophetstown United Methodist Church
200 W. 2nd Street Prophetstown 61277 IL
United States

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