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Berniece Arleen (Pringle) Buck

February 28, 1932 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Berniece A. Buck, age 89 of Kalamazoo, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Glenn Arbor Hospice. She was born in Tomah, Wisconsin on February 28, 1932, to the late Lee and Thelma (Champlin) Pringle. Berniece married Albert E. Buck on June 7, 1952, in Kalamazoo. She took great pride in being a homemaker, having a strong devotion to and much love for her family.

In retirement Berniece and Al traveled much of the continental Unites States and also enjoyed trips to Hawaii, Germany and Scandinavia. Mrs. Buck was a charter member of the Lutheran Church of the Savior and enjoyed being a volunteer at the church. Berniece was a longtime member of Borgess Fitness Center.

Surviving Berniece are her loving husband of 69 years, Albert, her children; David (Linda) Buck of Kalamazoo, Ronald (Robin) Buck of Appleton, Wisconsin, and daughter-in-law Debbie Buck-Monroe (Cal) of Arizona, her grandchildren; Jessica (Josh), Heather (Jason), Michael (Michelle), and Kara (Kevin), great-grandchildren; Evangeline, Fletcher and Claire, half-sister Judy Pringle Pollak (Harry) and half-brother Leroy Pringle, and caring nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her son, Timothy, grandson, Ryan, and siblings; Camilla Schuldt, Lloyd Pringle, Geraldine Goodman and Kenneth Pringle. Family and friends are invited to the visitation at 10:00 AM on September 14th at the Lutheran Church of the Savior 3616 E. G Ave. Kalamazoo, MI. A service will follow at 11:30 AM with Pastor Nikki Smith officiating. The church has a mandatory mask policy for attendees. Interment will take place at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Berniece may be made to Lutheran Church of the Savior, 3616 E G Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49004 or Hospice of SW Michigan, 7100 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009.

The family would like to thank all the staff at Glenn Arbor Hospice for their compassionate care of Berniece. A special thank you to R.N. Tara from Hospice of SW Michigan.

Please visit Berniece's personalized online guestbook at https://www.langelands.com

Services

Visitation
Tuesday
September 14, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Lutheran Church of the Savior
3616 East G Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49004

Funeral Service
Tuesday
September 14, 2021

11:30 AM
Lutheran Church of the Savior
3616 East G Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49004

Graveside Service
Tuesday
September 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South
3941 South Westnedge Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Donations

Lutheran Church of the Savior
3616 East G Ave., Kalamazoo MI 49004
Tel: 2693420069
Web: http://www.lcoskzoo.com

Hospice of Southwest Michigan
7100 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo MI 49009
Tel: 2693450273
Web: https://www.hospiceswmi.org/give/

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