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Born: Apr 01, 1926

Date of Passing: Oct 09, 2003

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DOROTHY (DORA) BUCK (nee COOK) Dora was born Thursday, April 1, 1926, at Grand Rapids, MB. Dora lived at Grand Rapids all her life where she was very active in the community. Dora was a lay reader at St. James Anglican Church. She was also one of the first Cree translators at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre. Dora enjoyed many pleasures in life. She loved cooking, baking, travelling, music, and going for coffee at the Esso with her special friends, Selina, Edith, And Sigi. Dora spent a lot of time working for various charities. Through her faith and devoutness to God, she was able to spend her final days as she had wished, with her loving husband, family and friends, at her side. Dora and Joe were married in March, 1943. Dora passed away peacefully at her home in Grand Rapids, Thursday, October 9, 2003, at the age of 77 years while attending the wake of her husband, Joe, who passed away Sunday, October 5, 2003 at The Pas. Dora will be remembered as a loving and supportive wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. Her rich sense of humour warmed many hearts. Dora is survived by her children, Elsie (Gord) Cymbaluk, Robert (Marla) Buck, Belinda (Norman) Schatz,; grandchildren, Kerissa, Shelby (Scott) Kelly, Judi, Joey, Billy, Christopher, Michael; great-grandchildren, Chauntea, Edyn; and numerous other close relatives. Dora was predeceased by many relatives. The wake service was held Friday, October 10 at St. Alexanders Parish Hall, Grand Rapids. The funeral service for Joe and Dora Buck is being held Saturday, October 11, 2:00 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church Grand Rapids. Interment will take place in St. James Cemetery, Grand Rapids. Hemauer Funeral Home, The Pas, in care of arrangements. 1-204-623-3261

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 12, 2003

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