Doloris Buckmaster

Memorial services will be held at a later date for 87-year old Doloris “Dee” Buckmaster of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, a native and longtime resident of Chadron, NE. 

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Doloris Irene Buckmaster was born Thursday, March 16, 1933 in Chadron, Nebraska to Thomas and Marvel (Durham) Chizek. She passed away January 26, 2021, at a hospital in Sergeant Bluff

Doloris grew up in Chadron with her family, and on January 17, 1953, married Donald Eugene Buckmaster. They enjoyed their life together raising two children, with her being a homemaker.

Doloris was known to never have a harsh word for anyone, she was always loving, kind, and there to help anyone. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren grow up, and loved the family vacations she was part of. 

Doloris’s constant smile was there for everyone she met. She was a lifelong member of the Kenwood Chapel of the First Baptist Church or Chadron.

“Choose your words carefully. They can be forgiven but never forgotten,” was the quote she lived by and shared with her family.

Doloris is survived by her daughter, Jolene (David) Meyer of Sergeant Bluff, their two sons Lee and Jason (Angela), one daughter, Abbigail, daughter-in-law, Jennifer Buckmaster of Albert Lea, MN, her two daughter, Lynsie, Brittany (Travis), two brothers, Don Chizek, and Dick Chizek, and six great grandchildren.

Doloris was preceded in death by her husband Don, son Wayne, brothers Bob and Ken, and sister Maxine.

Waterbury Funeral Service of Sioux City, Iowa, is in charge of arrangements for Doloris Buckmaster.