The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

July 24, 2013

Clarence “Wayne” Buckert


GEORGETOWN — Clarence “Wayne” Buckert, 81, of Georgetown, passed away at 7:44 a.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at North Logan Health Care in Danville.

He was born April 21, 1932, in Las Vegas, Nev., spent his childhood in Hawaii and spent most of his life in Ventura County, Calif.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Sandy Buckert; his three children, Jayne Buckert of Tyler, Texas, John Buckert of Katy, Texas, and Darcy Cotton of Valparaiso, Ind.; as well as Sandy’s children, Tammy Hale of Georgetown, Scott Martin of Saratoga, Utah, and Lisa Rivera of Oxnard, Calif. He also is survived by 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials can be sent in his name to the Vermilion County Animal Shelter Foundation at P.O. Box 965, Danville, IL 61834, (217) 431-0332.

Per Wayne’s wishes, he will be cremated. Sunset’s Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home assisted his family.

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