Obituary for Richard K. Buckan

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Richard K. Buckan, 86, of La Crosse passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse. He was born March 4, 1932 to Richard P. and Rosa (Kopetsky) Buckan. Richard served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Richard is survived by three nieces, Lynn (Jan Roberts) Williams-Roberts of El Dorado Hills, CA., Shellie Burris of Grand Junction, CO., and Sharen Edling of Citrus Heights, CA.; and two cousins, Marge Widner and Erika Hengel both of La Crosse.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Helen Edling.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson Street, La Crosse. Pastor Scott Skogen will officiate and burial with Military Honors will be in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Hillview Heath Care Center, 3501 Park Lane Drive, La Crosse.
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