Esther Buck, 94Esther Eveline Buck, 94, of Maplewood, Minn., formerly of the Downtown Plaza in Red Wing, died Friday, Dec. 30, at Cerenity Care Center in White Bear Lake.
Esther Eveline Buck, 94, of Maplewood, Minn., formerly of the Downtown Plaza in Red Wing, died Friday, Dec. 30, at Cerenity Care Center in White Bear Lake.
She was born Dec. 13, 1917, in Mazeppa, Minn., to Adolph and Marie (Reinholz) Kuehn. She grew up in rural Mazeppa and graduated from Mazeppa High School. On Aug. 20, 1941, she married LuVern Mathias Buck in Winona. LuVern died June 30, 1998.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and a past member of the Ladies Guild. She worked for Spurgeons and JCPenney in Red Wing. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards, cooking, and baking.
She is survived by children, Kay (Arlo) Stack of Maplewood, Russell (Barb) Buck of Lake George, Minn., and Richard (Margie) Buck of Dothan, Ala.; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister Laura Kulzer of Rochester, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two brothers, Albert and Gerhardt Kuehn; and two sisters, Alfrieda Fuglie and Clara Schumacher.
Funeral was 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Red Wing, with Reverend Loren Lucht officiating. Burial is at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation was for 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Online condolences may be sent at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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