Lester Buckman of Robbinsdale died Monday, March 18, 2013, at his home. He was 77.
Funeral services were held Saturday, march 23, at the Washburn-McReavy Glen Haven Chapel in Crystal. Interment was in the Marysville Swedesberg Lutheran Church Cemetery, Wright County, Minn.
Lester Clair Buckman was born Aug. 5, 1935, at North Kingston, Meeker County Minn., the only child of Clarence and Isabelle (Hess) Buckman. After high school, he graduated from Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis and worked for 32 years for Sears in Minneapolis in small engine repair and maintenance.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Alexander and Emma (Anderson) Hess; his parents Clarence “Sam” and Isabelle Mathilda “Tillie” Buckman; and wife Dorothy.
He is survived by daughters Bonnie (and Dan)Knutson of Woodstock, Ga., Colleen (and Doug Howard) Caron of Coon Rapids; stepsons Rod (and Pat) Reeve, and Scott (and Deb) Reeve; grandchildren Justin, Annie, Dani, Joshua, Tyler, Emma, Isabella, Owen, and Tristan; and one great-grandchild Gillian; as well as many relatives and friends.