Josie Mae Buck, 88, died Oct. 16, 2013, at Pratt. She was born March 27, 1925, at Decatur, Texas, to James Isaac and Alta Ellen Ivy. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Pratt.
On July 26, 1945, she married Norman Buck Sr. at Wichita. He died in November 1998.
Survivors include: three sons, Norman, Burleson, Texas, Dennis, Kansas City, Mo., and Kenneth, Leavenworth; two daughters, Sherry and husband Floyd Harper, Salina, and Sandra and husband Jeff Taylor, Pratt; a sister, Ann Wright, Gilmer, Texas; a brother, Richard Ivy, Decatur, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Bruce, who died at birth; her parents; and siblings, John Ivy, Minnie Coleman and James Ivy.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center. Inurnment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Pratt Rehabilitation and Residence Center, in care of Ayres-Calbeck Mortuary, 115 E. Fourth, Pratt, KS 67124.