Roger Allen Buck

Roger Allen Buck, 62, passed away on January 20, 2020.

Roger Allen Buck, 62, passed away on January 20, 2020.
A celebration of life will take place on March 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Cemetery in Green Isle followed by a luncheon at the Grey Fox in Green Isle.
Roger was born on October 26, 1957 at the Gaylord Community Hospital in Gaylord, the son of Harold L. and Arline D. Buck (Pederson). He was baptized as in infant on December 1, 1957 by Rev. John G. Bradyke of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Arlington. He continued in his faith and was confirmed on August 12, 1972 by Rev. Robert H. Kruger of St. Paul Lutheran Church, in Kimball.
His family relocated several times due to his father’s employment. Roger attended schools in Dassel, Kimball and Brownton. Afterwards Roger enlisted and served in the Minnesota National Guard until his discharge on March 5, 1980. He then attended the Hutchinson Area Vocational School, (Ridgewater College) continuing his education and pursuing a degree in Welding.
Roger married Deborah Kay Lanners on April 22, 1983 at Watertown, South Dakota. The marriage was blessed with four children, Michael, David, Amanda, and Josh.
Roger’s hobbies included radio-controlled cars, aircraft and helicopters. His true passion was fishing various lakes of Minnesota, the Minnesota River and Canadian Boundary Waters with his children, grandchildren, other family members, and friends. Roger cherished time spent with his grandchildren above all.
Roger was employed throughout his life at various jobs, primarily in manufacturing. He was last employed at Miller Manufacturing, in Glencoe at the time of his death.
He is survived by his children, Michael (Linn) Buck, David (Ashley) Buck, Amanda Buck, and Josh Buck all of Belle Plaine; grandchildren, Matayah Buck, Marshall Buck, Olivia Torres, Audrey Buck, and Lucy Buck; former wife, Deborah; brothers, Wayne and Jerry Buck and their families of Hutchinson; sister, Kathy Buck and her family of Lafayette;  aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Roger is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Henry and Katherine Buck; maternal grandparents, Soren and Ellen Pederson; his parents, Harold and Arline Buck; sister, Bonnie Callander; many uncles, aunts, cousins, and other extended family.
He will be missed dearly and remembered by his family, friends and others that knew him as a quiet and independent man.

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