Vera Mae Buckbee


SCOTT CITY — Vera Mae Buckbee, 84, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Via Christie in Wichita.

SCOTT CITY — Vera Mae Buckbee, 84, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Via Christie in Wichita.

She was born Oct. 22, 1929, in Scott County, to Edward and Pauline Burr Schmitt. She was raised by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Burr.

A resident of Scott City until 1985, Mrs. Buckbee had worked at several businesses.

On April 28, 1946, she married Lyle Marker. On Aug. 17, 1968, she married William A. Buckbee in Scott City. He died Feb. 10, 1980, in Baton Rouge, La. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Beverly Barker; a brother, Kenneth Burr; her stepfather; and a stepbrother.

Survivors include a son, Larry Buckbee of Wichita; three daughters, Luella Beemer of Sterling, Claudia Easter of Port Richey, Fla., and Connie Hawver of Hutchinson; a half brother, Max Hasz of Wichita; a half sister, Burna Stephens of Newton; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. Condolences may be given at or Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, in care of the funeral home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.

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