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 LaRoy M “Buck” Kupfer

LaRoy M “Buck” Kupfer

LaMoure, LaMoure County, North Dakota, USA
Death 28 Dec 2006 (aged 83)
Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Burial LaMoure, LaMoure County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 17301747 · View Source
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The funeral for LaRoy M. "Buck" Kupfer, of Fargo, North Dakota, formerly of LaMoure, North Dakota will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at the Zoar Lutheran Church in LaMoure, with Reverend John Estrem officiating. Burial will be at the Rosehill Cemetery, at LaMoure.

LaRoy M. "Buck" Kupfer, son of John P. and Bertha A. (Wagner) Kupfer was born on May 15, 1923 at LaMoure, North Dakota, where he grew up and graduated from LaMoure High School. Buck worked as a well driller, before enlisting into the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Sharon T. Gemar on November 19, 1948, at Aberdeen, South Dakota. The couple made their home in LaMoure, where Buck was the Chief of Police for the City of LaMoure for over 20 years. After retiring, the couple continued to live in LaMoure until moving to Fargo, North Dakota in December of 2004. Sharon died on January 30, 2005. Buck continued to live in Fargo until the time of his death.

Buck was a member of the Zoar Lutheran Church in LaMoure. He was a past president of the North Dakota Peace Officers Association, and also served on the North Dakota Law Enforcement Council.

Buck died on Thursday, December 28, 2006 at his home in Fargo, North Dakota. He was 83 years old.

He is survived by three sons, Roy John (Linda), Edgeley, ND, Jim (Rachel), Fargo, ND, and Mike (Sandy), Las Vegas, NV; one daughter, Katherine K. Kupfer, San Diego, CA; one sister Sarah Halder, Corpus Christi, TX; seven grandchildren, and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Buck was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and one brother, Fred.

Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: In memory of Scott
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17301747
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LaRoy M “Buck” Kupfer (15 May 1923–28 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301747, citing Rosehill Cemetery, LaMoure, LaMoure County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by In memory of Scott (contributor 46776086) .