A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 23, at Boston Funeral Home, with the Rev. Howard Hintzman officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon, Ill.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. Sunday until the service.
Memorials may be made to Aspirus Health Foundation or charity of one’s choice.
Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Buckaloo was born Oct. 14, 1936, in Freeport, Ill., a daughter of the late Herbert B. and Margaret V. (Kline) Klatt. Her family moved to Dixon, Ill., in 1946 where she graduated from Dixon High School in 1954.
After graduation she attended the University of Illinois.
She was married to Roger S. Buckaloo Feb. 5, 1955, in Dixon, Ill.
After the marriage they lived in Rockford, Ill., for many years until moving to Stevens Point in 1986. She worked as an antique dealer, operating Buckaloo’s Antiques and running the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point antique show for many years.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church and the Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association.
Survivors include her husband, Roger; two sons, Terence (Julie), Dixon, Ill., and Clint (Mary), Paris, Texas; three grandchildren, Chris Buckaloo and Trudy (Brandon) McGill, both of Paris, Texas, and Jeffrey (Heather) Buckaloo, Sherwood, Ark; and four great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Bonnie (Klatt) Freeman; and one great-grandson.