Lewis Thomas Buckley died Aug. 5. He was 100.
Mr. Buckley was born Dec. 7, 1912, in Ruch. 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 World War II, and married Anastasia Helen Omann in 1945 in Grants Pass.
He was preceded in death by his wife and daughter, Anna Schmidt. He is survived by his son James Buckley and daughter Mary Mikkelsen; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at St. Henry Church in Dexter. Memorial donations can be made to St. Vincent DePaul or Cascade Hospice.