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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Kenny B. Buckman

  • Kenny B. Buckman, 67, of Hannibal, Missouri, died at 12:43 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at his home.
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  • Kenny B. Buckman, 67, of Hannibal, Missouri, died at 12:43 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at his home. 
    A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, August 25, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Hannibal, Mo.  Father Mike Quinn will officiate. Burial with full military honors by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55 will be at St. Stephen's Cemetery at Indian Creek, Mo.
    Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
    Mr. Buckman was born March 28, 1947, in Hannibal, Mo., to Alonzo "Lon" Buckman and Alma Mae Gough Buckman.  Kenny was later raised by his father and stepmother, Rosalie Buckman, following the death of his mother.
    He was married to Cheryl Wiesemann on April 26, 1980, at the Luther Memorial Church in Quincy, Ill. She survives.
    Other survivors include two children, Leah Buckman of St. Louis, Mo., and Lindsay Jones (Curtis) of Perry, Mo.; two brothers, Daryl Buckman (Barbara) of Omaha, Neb., and Lambert Buckman (Lorrie) of Stoutsville, Mo.; one sister, Brenda Buckman (Pete Klassen) of Stoutsville, Mo.; his mother-in-law, Melba Wiesemann of Mendon, Ill.; brother-in-law, Dale Wiesemann of Mendon, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother; father-in-law, Ellis Wiesemann; and brother-in-law, Steven Wiesemann.
    Mr. Buckman was a United States Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam era. He worked as a maintenance mechanic at Altorfers, Diemakers and retired from Intermet.  Kenny enjoyed hunting, and fishing and anything John Deere. He was on the "Chain Gang" for the Hannibal High School football team and was a member of the Old Iron Club. Mr. Buckman was on the Marion County Zoning Committee and was an active member of the Knights Of Columbus No. 907 and was a 4th Degree Knight. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. He was a former member of the Hannibal Rural Fire Department and the Mark Twain Men's Choral.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Parish Hall, New Kitchen Fund, in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
    Pallbearers will be Michael Buckman, Levi Buckman, Lincoln Buckman, Lillie Buckman, Dana Buckman and Charles Buckman.
    Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Buckman, Floyd Buckman, Ben Buckman, Danny Buckman, Carl Thompson, Joe Ralph Buckman and Dick Rupp.
    Online condolences may be made and video tribute viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com

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