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Lee Van Buskirk
January 2, 1921-September 15, 2015
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Lee Van Buskirk was born on January 2, 1921, and received into heaven on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the age of 94.  He was a loving husband and father.  Lee was married to Marjorie for 67 years before her death in 2013.
   A resident of Manteca since 1962, Lee worked as a Correctional counselor for DVI in Tracy.  He served his community in several capacities, most notably as a Boy Scout Master, a church acolyte director, an adult education art teacher, Bible study teacher at DVI, and a volunteer worker at the library.
   He served his country during World War II as a ground crew corporal stationed near London, England.  He painted aircraft used in the war.
   He is survived by his sons; Robert and his wife Debra of Modesto, and John and his wife Maria of Fresno, and his three grandchildren.
   A memorial service for Lee will be held at St. Mary The Virgin Anglican Church, on 1060 Cottage Ave., Manteca, Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 1 p.m.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, September 22, 2015