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Virginia M. Buckaloo

Published: Friday, March 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Virginia M. Buckaloo

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Virginia M. Buckaloo, 77, of Stevens Point, formerly of Dixon, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau, Wis. She worked as an antique dealer, operating Buckaloo’s Antiques and running the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point antique show for many years.

Virginia was born Oct. 14, 1936, in Freeport, the daughter of Herbert B. and Margaret V. (Kline) Klatt. Her family moved in 1946 to Dixon, where she graduated from Dixon High School in 1954. After graduation, she attended the University of Illinois. Virginia married Roger S. Buckaloo on Feb. 5, 1955, in Dixon. After their marriage, they lived in Rockford for many years, until moving in 1986 to Stevens Point. She was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church in Stevens Point and the Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association.

Survivors include her husband, Roger Buckaloo of Stevens Point; two sons, Terence (Julie) Buckaloo of Dixon and Clint (Mary) Buckaloo of Paris, Texas; three grandchildren, Chris Buckaloo and Trudy (Brandon) McGill, both of Paris, Texas, and Jeffrey (Heather) Buckaloo of Sherwood, Ark; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Bonnie Freeman; and one great-grandson.

Visitation will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and the funeral at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon, with the Rev. Bunyan Cocar, pastor of First Baptist Church in Dixon, officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon.

Memorials may be made to Aspirus Health Foundation or to a charity of the donor’s choice. 

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