Lewis Thomas Buckley died Aug. 5. He was 100.

Mr. Buckley was born Dec. 7, 1912, in Ruch to James Buckley and Emma Ulrich Buckley. He attended St. Mary's Academy in Medford, and graduated from the University of Portland with a degree in business administration in 1937. He also attended Oregon State University, where he studied agriculture.

He served in the Army during in WWII and married Anastasia Helen Omann in 1945. They spent more than 50 years on the family farm in Ruch.

A Mass was celebrated at St. Henry Church in Dexter. Memorial donations can be made to St. Vincent DePaul or Cascade Hospice.