Written by The Herald-News
Patricia S. Buckles, 64, of Poplar, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Poplar Hospital.
She was born June 12, 1949, in Springfield, Ill., to Joseph C. and Clara Pitt. After graduating in 1967, she married Ron Buckles. They had three children together, Ronald “Custer”, Julia and Paula.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Helen; and a son, Ronald “Custer.”
She is survived by her husband, Ron Buckles of Poplar; daughters, Julia (Ben) Gray Hawk of Sisseton, S.D., and Paula (Harlan) Rankin of Poplar; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sisters, Joyce Klindworth of Waterloo, Ill., and Clara Jackson of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and brothers, Charles Pitt of Keystone Heights, Fla., Robert Pitt of Havana, Ill., Joseph Pitt of Gulf Port, Ill., and James Pitt of Fort Myers, Fla.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Poplar. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 19, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Poplar. Interment will follow at the Poplar City Cemetery in Poplar. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.