Funeral services for Margaret Ann Buck, 84, of Homedale, who
died Wednesday, May 29, 1996, at her home, will be conducted
11 a.m. Monday, June 3, 1996, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Homedale. Reverend Royce Wright of the Treasure Valley
Christian Center, Caldwell, will officiate. Burial will
follow at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, Idaho.
Mrs. Buck was born October 14, 1911, at Sacrament,
California, a daughter of Edwin and Bessie Logan Erhardt. She
was reared and educated in Sacramento. She married Lester M.
Buck on October 3, 1936, at Sacramento. Lester and Margaret
moved to Caldwell in 1952. In 1954, the couple moved to
Homedale where they farmed. In 1964 they moved to Oreana and
managed the Triangle Ranch for seven years. In 1971, they
moved to Emmett and, in 1984, they returned to Homedale.
Margaret was an independent woman who supported all the
needs of her family in her own quiet way. She enjoyed
traveling but her greatest joy in life were her children,
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star # 83.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Ellen and her
husband Anthony “Sandy” Milne Jr. of North Highlands,
California; Carole Ann Schlegel and Lesta and her husband
Theodore Chadez, all of Homedale; a brother Logan Erhardt of
San Lorenzo, California; a sister Lydia Thompson of
Sacramento, California; eleven grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was
preceded in death by her husband Lester in March of 1995 and a
The family suggests that memorials be given to the
Treasure Valley Christian Center, P.O. Box 1122, Caldwell,
Idaho 83606 or the Benevolent Fund, c/o Order of Eastern Star
# 83, Box 125, Homedale, Idaho 83628. Friends may call Sunday
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.