Francis S. Buck, 94

Published 8:32 am Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Francis S. Buck, 94

Francis S. Buck, 94, of Hayfield, Minnesota, died on Friday, May 18, 2018, at Fieldcrest Care Center in Hayfield.

He was born on Jan. 7, 1924, in Austin, Minnesota, to Chris and Julie Buck. Francis was raised in rural Hayfield. On Jan. 18, 1958, he was united in marriage to Audrey Mae Louks. Francis worked for Hayfield Window Company and Door as an installer and salesman for many years. He enjoyed numerous outdoor activities including fishing, hunting and golfing. He served his country in World War II and was a member of the American Legion. Francis was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hayfield.

Francis is survived by his daughters, Diane (Dave) Stuart of Des Moines, Iowa, and June (Ron) Buck-Tipton of Rochester, Minnesota; and grandchildren, Channing Tipton and Julia Stuart. Francis was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey; two brothers; and two sisters.

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A graveside service will be at noon on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield. Arrangements are with Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes in Hayfield.