Francis William “Buck” Terca

Birth
Presho, Lyman County, South Dakota, USA
Death 29 Aug 2014 (aged 89)
Gettysburg, Potter County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Presho, Lyman County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 135240177 · View Source
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Francis W. “Buck” Terca, 89, of Presho, died Friday, August 29 at Oahe Manor in Gettysburg.

Visitation will be held from 6-7pm, Tuesday, September 2 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Presho, followed by a rosary at 7:00pm.

Services will be held at 10:00am, Wednesday, September 3 at Christ the King Catholic Church with Father Gary Oreshoski officiating.

Inurnment will be at a later date at Holy Angel Cemetery in Presho.

Francis W. “Buck” Terca, 89, of Presho, died Friday, August 29 at Oahe Manor in Gettysburg.

Francis William was born on February 13, 1925 to James and Gertrude (Clark) Terca in Presho, SD. Buck attended school and graduated from Presho High School.

In 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Great Lakes, IL and Kodiak, AK. He was honorably discharged in 1946.

Buck married Norma Meyers in Mitchell, SD on December 12, 1947. He was a farmer and rancher, a business owner and a harvester. Farming was in his blood and he was aware that it is harvest season and still paid attention to the harvesting.

He enjoyed watching sports like golf and baseball and participating in golf, skiing, dancing and bowling. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling and all animals, especially Pekinese dogs. He belonged to a Bowling League, Jaycees, the American Legion and Presho City Council. Most important to Buck was his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Terca on August 4, 2014; parents, James and Gertrude; and siblings: Leo Terca, Margaret Rortum, Roma Lien and Josephine Olson.

Visitation will be held from 6-7pm, Tuesday, September 2 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Presho, followed by a rosary at 7:00pm. Services will be held at 10:00am, Wednesday, September 3 at Christ the King Catholic Church with Father Gary Oreshoski officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at Holy Angels Cemetery in Presho.

A complete obituary will be updated shortly

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Notice published in the Isburg Funeral Home on August 31, 2014
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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Deborah Ridgway
  • Added: 31 Aug 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 135240177
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis William “Buck” Terca (13 Feb 1925–29 Aug 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 135240177, citing Holy Angels Cemetery, Presho, Lyman County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Deborah Ridgway (contributor 47148999) .