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Erna Buck, age 89, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017. She was born in South Euclid on July 9, 1928, the daughter of Roland and Edna (Eckert) Schroeder. She married Captain Otto Buck in Geneva on Valentine's Day 1948.
With her husband, they owned and operated Central Hardware in downtown Geneva which is still owned and operated by her family today. She was a Friend of Geneva Library and loved to read. She was a Girl Scout Leader for 12 years. Erna enjoyed sewing, including quilting and cross-stitch, gardening, journaling and traveling to all 50 states with her husband.
She is survived by daughter, Regina (Thomas) Korn of Conneaut Lake, PA; son, Charles (Elaine) Buck of Geneva; grandchildren, Ted Korn of Meadville, PA, Lisa (Matt) Young of Martinsburg, WV, Michael (Tiffany Miller) Buck of Geneva and Benjamin (Chelsea Skoch) Buck of Geneva; great-grandchildren, Skyler & Jake Young, Sam & Nathan Miller, Charlotte Buck. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Sophie Pavitt and Marie Tinner; brother, Edward Schroeder.
The family would like to thank the caring staff at the Sanctuary in Geneva for their love and support.
The family would like to welcome friends to visit 1 - 2 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2017, at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 175 S. Broadway in Geneva. A Funeral Service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Final Resting Place will be Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in Erna's name to the Geneva Food Pantry, 505 West Main Street, Geneva, OH 44041.
Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com
Published on September 18, 2017
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