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Roland Alvin Buck was born February 20, 1928, in Mount Ayr, IA to Dorothy (Stafford) and Raymond R. Buck. He graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1945.
Roland was united in marriage to Mildred Greene. To this union five children were born, Robert, Melody, Marjorie, Ann and Mary Lee. They made their home in rural Mount Ayr where Roland farmed for many years. He later worked for Glendenning Motors and the City of Mount Ayr.
After Mildred passed away Roland was fortunate enough to have found another love in his life with Jane Braby. Her family Curt, Cary, Carme, Craig, Casey and Camilla also became part of his life.
Roland passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred; wife, Jane; daughter, Mary Lee Buck; brothers, Richard Buck and Donald Buck; sisters-in-law, Wilma Buck and Phyllis Buck; brother-in-law, Willard Bentley; brothers-in-law, Jack (Lila) Greene, Bill Greene, Gene (Marjorie) Sickels.
Left to cherish his memory are his son, Robert (Sue) Buck; daughters, Melody (Dave) Brokaw, Marjorie (Merl) Comer and Ann (David) Hughes; step children, Curt (Denise) Braby, Cary (Debbie) Braby, Carme Lilienthal, Craig (Kathi) Braby, Casey Braby and Camilla (Bill) Walters; grandchildren, Mark (Katie) Crain, Foster (Emily) Crain, Andrew Wiley, Tony Wiley, Allison (Eric Clausen) Wiley, Sondra (Shane Bailey) Comer, Ashely (Brandon) Repp, Brian (Kassandra) Comer, Marjorie (Andrew) Redman and Bobby Hughes; step-grandchildren, Kale Braby, Kassidi (Tim) Poots, Shawna Rolph, Tori Braby, Kristin Merrit, Taylor (Daniel) Sadler, Kelsey (Russel) Patton, Chance (Wendy) Greenman, Lafe (Laura) Dukes, Tyson (Johnna) Dukes, Nicholas Braby, Victoria Braby, Wayne (Monica) Walters, Jordon Walters and Ben (Bre) Walters; many great-grandchildren; brother, Merritt Buck; sister, Barbara Bentley; sister-in-law, Sandy Buck; brother-in-law, Dale Greene; extended family.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Roland will be cremated and buried at both Rose Hill Cemetery and Platteville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the United Church of Christ or the Sons of American Legion Dance Fund.

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