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“Christy, sorry for the loss of your dad. I'm glad you, Eric and the kids were able to spend time with him. Sending hugs, love and prayers. ❤ ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Debbie Pagoria - Plainfield, IL

“Bill.Christy and family.I am sorry for your loss ...George will be missed.I am thinking of you all at this sad time.I am so sorry I won't be able to...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Valerie Jahnke - Family

“My family sends our prayers in this difficult time; prayers for healing, love, and blessings. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Aune Family - Nashville, TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss.Your Dad is now watching over you and your family. Prayers are being sent your way. God...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Stockton-Liedl - Nashville, TN

“Christie and Bill, I was so sorry to learn of the death of your father. Loosing a parent is so hard - now you have two angels looking down for you....Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: sherri wildt - Seminole, FL

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George "Buck" Buckentin, 73, of Marissa, IL; born on September 9, 1943 in Norwood, MN; passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Buckentin was the owner and operator of BuckLo Enterprises. He was a United States Marine Corp Veteran. Buck enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Albert and Myrtle, nee Pederson, Buckentin. His first wife – Lois, nee Crider, Buckentin who passed away on October 30, 1998.

He is survived by his wife – Carol, nee Obermoeller, Buckentin whom he married on May 5, 2001 in Biddleborn, IL. His children – Christine (Eric) Pagoria of Hendersonville, TN. William Buckentin of Marissa, IL. His grandchildren – Samuel; Matthew; Owen; Ella. One brother – Richard (Tanley) Buckentin of Minnesota. Two sisters – Sue (Bob) Koth of Wisconsin; Marsha (Dave) Whitnah of Minnesota.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, July 15, 2017 at 11:00am with Rev. Nancy Shubert officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.