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George Buckentin

George Buckentin

George “Buck” Buckentin, 73, of Marissa, IL; born on September 9, 1943 in Norwood, MN; passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Buckentin was the owner and operator of BuckLo Enterprises. He was a United States Marine Corp Veteran. Buck enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Albert and Myrtle, nee Pederson, Buckentin. His first wife – Lois, nee Crider, Buckentin who passed away on October 30, 1998.

He is survived by his wife – Carol, nee Obermoeller, Buckentin whom he married on May 5, 2001 in Biddleborn, IL. His children – Christine (Eric) Pagoria of Hendersonville, TN. William Buckentin of Marissa, IL. His grandchildren – Samuel; Matthew; Owen; Ella. One brother – Richard (Tanley) Buckentin of Minnesota. Two sisters – Sue (Bob) Koth of Wisconsin; Marsha (Dave) Whitnah of Minnesota.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, July 15, 2017 at 11:00am with Rev. Nancy Shubert officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Administrator says:

    Christie and Bill, I was so sorry to learn of the death of your father. Loosing a parent is so hard – now you have two angels looking down for you. My prayers are for today, tomorrow and the coming days. Love, Ken and Sherri.

    Posted by: sherri wildt – Seminole, FL – Friend Jul 12, 2017

  2. Administrator says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss.

    Your Dad is now watching over you and your family.

    Prayers are being sent your way. God Bless you all.

    Posted by: Linda Stockton-Liedl – Nashville, TN – Coworker Jul 13, 2017

  3. Administrator says:

    My family sends our prayers in this difficult time; prayers for healing, love, and blessings.

    Posted by: Aune Family – Nashville, TN – Friend Jul 13, 2017

  4. Administrator says:

    Bill.Christy and family.
    I am sorry for your loss …George will be missed.I am thinking of you all at this sad time.
    I am so sorry I won’t be able to attend the service but I was not able to make arrangements at work. I will be be there in spirit. .Love all of you.

    Posted by: Valerie Jahnke – Family Jul 13, 2017

  5. Administrator says:

    Christy, sorry for the loss of your dad. I’m glad you, Eric and the kids were able to spend time with him. Sending hugs, love and prayers. ❤

    Posted by: Debbie Pagoria – Plainfield, IL – Family Jul 14, 2017

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