Marion L. Buck

Mrs. Marion L. Buck, 80, of Crawfordsville passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Franciscan Health Lafayette. 

Marion was born July 6, 1939, at Griffin Hospital, Derby, Connecticut, to Arthur E. and Lillian F. (Szczesnick) Grimmer. She married Oakel E. (Gene) Buck on Oct. 10, 1958, at Elkton, Maryland.

Mrs. Buck retired from RR Donnelley & Sons after 33 years of service. Prior to that, she had worked at Culver Hospital, Montgomery Ward and Elston Bank, where she held several office positions. She was a 1957 graduate of Derby High School, Derby, Connecticut. She was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Crawfordsville American Legion Auxiliary, Donnelly Club and a past member of the Crawfordsville Business and Professional Women.

Mrs. Buck is survived by sons, Carl (Marcia) of Boyd Tavern, Virginia, and Kenneth of Phoenix, Arizona; grandsons, Jeffrey of Richmond, Virginia, and Christopher of Boyd Tavern, Virginia; mother Lillian Grimmer; and sister Ruth Lofthouse of Shelton, Connecticut.

She was preceded in death by husband Oakel E. Buck and her father.

Memorial services are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at Burkhart Funeral Home, with Pastor Marvin Cheek officiating. Friends and family may call 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the United Way of Central Indiana, 2955 N. Meridian St., Ste. 300, Indianapolis, IN 46208.

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