OBITUARY

Doris Claudetta Buckner

January 23, 1944March 1, 2018

Doris Claudetta Buckner, 74, was called home into God’s hands on March 1, 2018, after battling ovarian cancer. Doris was born in Topeka, Kansas to Samuel W. and Doris G. Patton at their home. Doris was a lifelong Topeka resident. She is survived by her brother Samuel, Jr. and sisters Karen and Melva. Her parents and brother Gerald preceded her in death.

Doris married Leonard Buckner in 1963 and to that union was born four sons—L.J. (Sonja), Brian (LuCinda), Brett (Jessica), and Jarrod. Doris had 12 grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and 5 step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly.

Doris graduated from Washburn School of Nursing in December 1981 and earned her Master’s in Nursing from the University of Kansas in May 1999. Doris proudly worked as a nurse for 30 years.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 AM, Thursday, March 8 at St Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 6415 NE Antioch Rd, Gladstone, MO. Funeral service will be celebrated 10:00 AM, Friday, March 9, at True Vine Missionary Baptist Church, 307 Tefft, Topeka, KS. Inurnment will take place at a private ceremony at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Topeka, KS.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to The University of Kansas Cancer Center, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, or to the churches listed above

Services

  • Memorial Mass Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, March 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

Doris Claudetta Buckner

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Pamela Franks

March 6, 2018

Doris was a honest and sincere colleague!! I respected Doris and all her years of helping clients!! Rest now Doris and know you were respected and loved!!!

Pamela Franks

March 6, 2018

Doris was a honest and sincere colleague!! I respected Doris and all her years of helping clients!! Rest now Doris and know you were respected and loved!!!

March 6, 2018

Very sorry for your loss,I remember very well going through school from elementary to high school with Doris.Doris was very popular and everyone enjoyed being around her in school. Doris and Gene Halford taught us all how to dance in Junior high. Heartfelt condolences to her family. Ronnie Dean

Ben Pierron

March 6, 2018

Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this sorrow time.

Liz

March 5, 2018

We remember the love of family and friends more than any job that we may hold.. Mrs. Buckner surely must be missed and loved. John 3:16

Liz Delgado-Ybarra

March 5, 2018

Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a good mother to all her sons. My condolences to her sons and their families. Especially to Jarrod who went to grade school with my son at Assumption school.
She is in heaven with the Lord, blessed Mother & all the angels.

FROM THE FAMILY