Clarence Buckman LAKE BALBOA, Calif. #45;- Clarence William Buckman, 80, Lake Balboa, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at Chandler Convalescent Center, North Hollywood, Calif., after a lengthy illness. Memorial services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Conesville United Methodist Church, Conesville. The Rev. Betsey Neipert will officiate. Burial will be at the Columbus City Cemetery with military honors. Mr. Buckman was born April 18, 1922, in Conesville, the son of Fred and Mary Ethel Buckman. He graduated from Conesville High School and West Coast University, Los Angeles, Calif., with a degree in electronic engineering in 1969. He was employed at the Telephone Company and Butter Company, Columbus Junction, prior to serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, 1943-1945. As a communication line corporal, he received a Bronze Star for bravery during World War II. He served eight years with the U.S. Signal Core while in the service and as a civilian after World War II in the capacity of civil instructor for two years, foreman for electronic assembly for one year and chief inspector for two years at the San Luis Obispo, Calif. and Fort Lewis, Wash. sites. He reenlisted in the U.S. Army in1949 and was in combat in the Korean conflict. After retirement in 1984 as an electronics engineer at various companies in California, he was employed by Veterans Administration Medical Center, Sepulveda, Calif. as a Red Cross Service and Veterans Affairs Health Care Facilitator until 1999. He was a member of the American Legion, Columbus Junction, and AMVETS at Sepulveda Veterans Administration Medical Center. . He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his parents; and two brothers, Harold Buckman and Robert Buckman.
Fred Earl Buckman (1891 - 1966)
Mary Ethel Christison Buckman (1894 - 1981)
Columbus City Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 17, 2002
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