|Birth: ||Feb. 13, 1846|
|Death: ||Feb., 1927|
OLD RESIDENT COMES BACK FOR LAST VISIT
The funeral of Frederick J. Buck, who died of heart disease at his home in Wisner, Neb., last Sunday, was held at Block's chapel Tuesday afternoon under masonic auspices, Rev. H. L. Buthman of the Methodist church officiating. Interment followed in Evergreen cemetery.
Mr. Buck was born in Barrington Feb. 13, 1846. The family was one of the first settlers in this section coming from New York. Mr. Buck lived here until he was about 40, being with the Chicago & North Western railroad. He then went west, entered the hotel business owning at his death, the Wisner Hotel.
Mr. Buck was twice married. His first wife was Imogene Vermilya, whom he married in 1871. She died in 1879 and with an adopted daughter is buried in Evergreen cemetery here. Mr. Buck's second wife was Margaret Dowan of Chicago. She died seven years ago. He leaves an adopted daughter, Mrs. William Holst of Des Moines, Iowa, and a granddaughter, Mrs. A. T. Taylor of Kansas City, Mo. He also leaves a brother, Charles A. Buck of Dewitt, Neb. There is another brother, George, who has not been heard of in recent years. Mrs. Holst, Mr. and Mrs. Taylor and Mr. Buck were in Barrington to attend the funeral. Mr. Buck was affiliated with Lounsbury lodge, A. F. & A. M. here and with the Masonic lodge at home. He served during the Civil war with the Second Illinois Volunteer Light Infantry.
Mr. Buck while living in Barrington served two terms on the village board of trustees 1889-1893, and was a former commander of the G. A. R. post here.
February 24, 1927
Imogene Vermilya Buck (1847 - 1876)
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