Adolph “Buck” I. and Doris “Skip” A. Buckneberg, both 100 of Hot Springs Village, AR, died on August 03, 2012 and August 12, 2012.
Buck was born July 25, 1912 to the late Adolf and Ida Buckneberg in Lignite, ND and Skip was born July 18, 1912 to the late Zachariah and Geneva Erickson in Jones County, IA.
After seventy-five years of marriage, they passed away only nine days apart.
Buck served in the US Army during WWII. Following the war he obtained his masters degree in music and spent his career as a High School music teacher. One of Bucks highlights in his music career was being in a Male Quartet that was the opening act for Mr. Mickey Rooney in his USO shows.
Skip, also obtained her bachelors degree in music and was the first woman to graduate Luther College in Decorah, IA. Using her degree she went on to be a music, and vocal teacher. Buck is also known for playing the organ in many silent movies.
They were devoted and active members at Christ Lutheran Church in Hot Springs Village, AR.
Buck is preceded in death by his parents and one daughter; Kristi Kuh.
Skip is preceded in death by her parents and one daughter; Kristi Kuh.
Buck and Skip are survived by one son, Eric Buckneberg and wife Karen of Hot Springs Village, AR; Buck’s two sisters, Vola Zander of Bismarck, ND and Arlene Yudstie of Seaside, OR; Skip’s two sisters, Eloise Klinker and her husband Ralph of Tucson, AZ and Zola Running of Decorah, IA; and their two loving grandchildren Kara and Kris Kuh.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 11:00AM with Rev. Jim Burns officiating at Good Samaritan Chapel and a private inurnment service at Christ Lutheran Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to CedarVale Funeral Home. Guests may register at www.cedarvalefuneralhome.com