Francis "Buck" DeBaker

CHANNING – Francis “Milwaukee-Buck” DeBaker passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Buck was born to the late Gust and Helen DeBaker in Channing on Aug. 6, 1926.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly (Hazelberg); his two sons, Donald and Gus DeBaker; and his sister, Marie Johnson.

He will be forever missed by his daughters, Linda (Danny) Thomas and Ginger Wollert; grandchildren, Michelle (Pete) Tagow and Deeanna (Robert DeCook) Kardash; and great-grandchildren, Brittany, Lily, Kevin, Ron and Ben.

A memorial service for both Buck and Bev will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Max Sass, 4747 South 60th St., Greenfield, WI 53220, with family visitation from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.