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Born: Mar 13, 1927

Date of Passing: Sep 13, 2006

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MADELINE BUCK Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Madeline Buck after a short battle with cancer, passed on at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre at the age of 79 years. Madeline was predeceased by her husband Dick, her parents, one brother, two sisters, two granddaughters and one son-in-law. Madeline will be sadly missed by her children, David (Gail), Sandra Wilson, Mark (Michelle); six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; three brothers and six sisters. Madeline was born March 13, 1927 in Vonda, SK. She was raised on the family farm until she moved to Sherridon, MB as a teenager to work in the cookshack for Sherrit Gordon Mines. There she met and married her husband Dick on June 26, 1946. She moved to a Northern Drill Camp with her first born son David in the spring of 1947 to join her husband and became the first family to live in the new Town of Lynn Lake. Lynn Lake was their home until 1975 when they moved to the new mining town of Leaf Rapids. In 1991 they moved to Dauphin, MB. Madeline was a true Northern Entrepreneur, operating many home based businesses including catering and operating the Lynn Lake Curling Club Canteen, sales rep. for GNC Health products, Regal, Tupperware and Avon. She was a Life Member of the Lynn Lake Legion Auxiliary. Madeline spent her summers as a cook in the Drill Camps and fishing lodges and with her family on the lakes of Northern Manitoba, fishing, swimming and picking berries. She will always be remembered for her endless generosity to her children and grandchildren and her obsession to see that everyone had enough to eat. Friends who so desire, may make donations to the Lynn Lake or Dauphin Legion Ladies Auxiliary, in lieu of flowers. Funeral service was held on Monday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m. in the Riverside Evergreen Chapel with Brenda Puchailo officiating. The Riverside Evergreen Chapel, Dauphin, MB had care of the arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 21, 2006

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