Daisy Lee Buck

August 26, 1925November 29, 2018

Daisy Lee Buck, 93, of Davenport, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Sumner Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner, Iowa. Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:30am at Weerts Funeral Home, Jersey Ridge and Kimberly. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 4pm- 7pm at Weerts Funeral Home. Burial will take place following the service at Oakdale Memorial Gardens. Memorials in Daisy’s name may be made to the Diabetes Foundation, Order of the Amaranth, or St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

Daisy was born in 1925 to K. Byron and Martha (Logan) Sullivan. On March 7, 1945, she married Ronald Shinn of Greenfield, Iowa and to this marriage were born three children: two sons, Lester and Sandy Shinn and a daughter Cynthia Shinn. In 1971, she married Orlin Buck, adding to her family two stepdaughters Roberta Schlichting and Rebecca Ripley; and a stepson Anthony Buck.

She worked at the Rock Island Arsenal as an accountant for 15 years before her retirement in 1987. Daisy was a member at St Matthew Lutheran Church, Davenport, Iowa. She was also a member of many social and Fraternal Organizations including, the Davenport Host Lions Club, the Silver Creek Order of the Eastern Star, Order of the Amaranth, Beaucant White Shrine, the Waverly AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary. During her time with the Order of the Amaranth, Daisy was a Grand Royal Matron of Iowa, a Deputy Supreme Matron, and on the Supreme Council Order. She served as the Waverly AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary president in 1966.

Those left to honor Daisy’s memory are her son: Sandy Shinn of Waverly, Iowa and daughter Cynthia Reynolds of Waukee, Iowa, step daughter Rebecca Ripley of Clear Lake, Iowa and stepson Anthony Buck of Davenport; thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Orlin, son Lester Shinn, stepdaughter Roberta, her parents, two sisters, a brother, and Ronald Shinn.


  • Diabetes Foundation
  • Order of the Amaranth
  • St Matthew Lutheran Church


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Daisy Lee Buck

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Scott Wallace

December 5, 2018

Your kindness and generosity to Linda and I will always be remembered. My prayers to Sandy and Daisy's family at this time as you mourn your mother's death. Orlin and Daisy will always have a special place in my heart and my memories for the support they gave to me as their pastor and as friends. Blessings and peace. Scott Wallace