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Lloyd Dale Buck


Lloyd Dale Buck, 85, of Washington, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at the Halcyon House in Washington.
A graveside service and interment with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth. The Jones & Eden Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials have been established for Hospice Compasses, Wounded Warrior Project or to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent for Dale's family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.
Dale was born March 24, 1933, in Ainsworth, Iowa, the son of Marvin and Irene (Roth) Buck. He graduated from Ainsworth High School and was united in marriage to Yvonne "Bonnie" Putney. Dale previously had worked for Dick & Bills Produce and Sitler's Electric. He then dedicated his time to the Iowa National Guard, where he served for 43 years.
Dale is survived by his wife, Bonnie Buck of Ainsworth, Iowa; stepchildren, Dick Putney of Des Moines, Iowa, Don Putney of Streamwood, Ill., Steve Putney of Burlington, Iowa, and Lori (Dan) Havel of Ainsworth, Iowa; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and sister, Catherine (Dan) Kiesey of Marion, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one stepson, Bob Putney; brothers, Francis "Sonny" James, Junior "Sheenie" Buck and Richard Buck; and sisters, Helen Johnson, Grace Moore, Maxine Jones and Mary Lou Edgar.
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