Kathleen Ann Buck, 87, of Lakeside, passed away early Thursday morning, March 3, 2011, in the Fostoria Community Hospital, Fostoria.

Kathleen was born in Newcomerstown on Oct. 15, 1923, a daughter of the late John and Golda Ford Buck.

She was a graduate of Newcomerstown High School, Class of 1941. Kathleen was a graduate of Tennessee Temple and served as a Missionary for 22 years, serving in Nigeria, Augusta, Georgia, and the Bahamas. She also worked in the payroll department of both the Timken Company, Canton, and the Hoover Company, North Canton, for several years. She was a member of the Canton Baptist Temple.

Kathleen is survived by her sister, Martha (William) Wagner of Fostoria; a niece; two nephews; and six great-nieces.

No local visiting hours were observed. Graveside services and burial were held Saturday, March 5 in the Bethel Cemetery, Salem Township.

The family is requesting that memorials be made to the Gideons Society or to an individual's favorite charity.

The Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, handled all of the arrangements. The Ourant Funeral Home in Newcomerstown assisted with the local arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hffh.net.