Buckman, Ralph D

Name: Buckman, Ralph D
Burial Date: 2014, 10/21
Age at Death: 73
Plot Location: 1113 G
Notes: h/Faira L (Pflughoft)

Vietnam  War      US Army

DATELINE: Sterling, Kansas
NAME:  Ralph D. Buckman
AGE:     73 yrs
DATE OF DEATH: October 17, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Presbyterian Manor, Sterling
DATE OF BIRTH: October 10, 1941
PLACE OF BIRTH: Nickerson
PARENTS:  Randall H. and Ruby Moore Buckman
RESIDENCE:  longtime Sterling resident formerly 31 yrs Hutchinson
OCCUPATION:  retired Meat Cutter for Dillon’s
EDUCATION:  graduated Sterling High School in 1960
VETERAN:  U. S. Army serving during Vietnam War
MEMBERSHIPS: attended United Methodist Church, Sterling; American Legion where he served in the Honor Guard at Sterling
DATE OF MARRIAGE: June 15, 1963
PLACE OF MARRIAGE: Sterling
SPOUSE: Faira Pflughoft
SURVIVORS:  Wife, Faira, of the home; Son, Allan & Amy Buckman, Lyons; Daughter, Sally & Kurt Goertzen, Hutchinson; Brother, Robert Buckman, Macksville;
Sister, Barbara Smith, Houston, Texas;    6 Grandchildren, Kelly, Jacob, Ashley, Kelsey, Kolton and Cody
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents; 2 Brothers, Randall Buckman, William Buckman;  Sister, Betty Surginer
FUNERAL SERVICE:  10:30A.M., Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at United Methodist Church, Sterling
OFFICIATING:  Rev. Marvin Ewertt
BURIAL: Sterling Community Cemetery, with Military Honors by Ft. Riley and Sterling American Legion Honor Guards
MEMORIALS: United Methodist Church, Rice Reno County Hospice or Donor’s choice in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling