Monday, November 30, 2009

Manuel Noah Buckallew, 1930-1977

Unidentified 1977 Newspaper Obituary
  Lt. Col. Manuel N. Buckallew, 47, a retired lt. colonel of the U.S. Army, died in the army hospital in Sierra Vista, Ariz., Monday, September 26, 1977.
  Born April 7, 1930, in Hamilton County, Ia., he was the son of Noah and Laura Buckallew. The family resided in the Jerome and Seymour communities.
  He married Betty Hawkins in October, 1949. He was retired from the army in Huntsville, Ala., November 1, 1972. His last place of duty was the Red Rock Arsenal. He had served in Hawaii, Okinawa, and Taiwan.
  His parents preceded him in death. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Buckallew of Huntsville, Ala.; two sons, Mark Buckallew, a student at the university in Jacksonville, Fla.; and Shawn Buckallew of Huntsville; and a number of brothers and sisters.
  The casket will arrive in Centerville late Friday night. Services will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Second United Presbyterian Church on Seventh Street in Keokuk. Chaplain Don Ripley of Ottumwa will officiate.  Full military rites will be conducted by a contingent from Ft. Sheridan. Burial will be in Keokuk National Cemetery.
  The Miller-Wehrle Funeral Home in Centerville is in charge of arrangement.

Manuel Noah Buckallew's Gravestone 
in Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa

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