Linda Sue (Keleher) Buck, formerly of Eureka, died at her home in Mountain Home, Texas, on October 2, 2020, at the age of 60.

She was born on July 11, 1960, Wichita, the daughter of Daniel Dean and Carolyn Jayne (Marsh) Keleher. She was raised in Wichita and attended local schools graduating from Wichita East High School. Linda was the baby of the five Keleher children 3 brothers and 1 sister. Because of this, she grew up tough but never let anyone forget she was the baby.

On June 6, 1981, Linda was united in marriage to Clifford Thomas Buck in Wichita. They made their home in Piedmont. To this union, three beautiful children were born. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She always made sure her children participated in social groups like scouting and sports. Linda made every event in her family’s life feel special and she was so creative and made the most beautiful cakes for every birthday! She was the best baker and always got tagged in to make the pies for the holidays. She put love in everything she made or did.

Linda worked for the United States Postal Service for 22 years, including as Postmaster for Piedmont 67122. She retired in 2014 and moved to Texas to care for her elderly mother.

Linda will be remembered as a lover of all animals, especially horses and chickens. She loved birdwatching and baking. She also loved playing Pokemon GO. She loved to collect beautiful things from thrift shops, garage sales and anywhere she could find them. Linda never met a stranger. She made everyone feel welcome and loved. She was a beautiful person that loved beautiful things and she loved to share all the beautiful things that she found with her loved ones.

She is survived by her children, Rachael Buck of Eureka; Jesse T. Buck of Eureka; and Dillon Buck of Eureka; mother, Carolyn Jayne Keleher of Mountain Home, Texas; seven grandchildren: Keegan Beach, MacKenzie Comer, Channing Comer, Thaddeus K. Buck, Avalyn D. Buck, Cole Burtin, and Bethany L. Buck with another on the way; and one sister, Loree Horton of Eads, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her father; and three siblings: Daniel Keleher, Kevin Keleher, and Denton Keleher.

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