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Edwin D. "Buck" Beenken
Edwin D. "Buck" Beenken January 1, 1946-October 26, 2020 Edwin D. "Buck" Beenken, 74, died Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A funeral service will be held 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St NE, Mason City where military honors will be provided by the Mason City Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will follow in Lincoln Township Cemetery. Visitation with public viewing will be held Friday evening, October 30, 2020 at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel from 5 pm until 7 pm. Should friends desire, memorials may be left in Buck's name to Toys for Tots. The son of Edwin and Icle (Dixon) Beenken, Edwin Donald was born on January 1, 1946 in Mason City. He grew up in the Central Heights/Mason City area and attended Mason City High School before the family moved to a farm outside of Charles City. Buck's final school years were spent at Charles City High School where he lettered in wrestling. He graduated with the Class of 1964 and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. From August of 1964 through 1968 Buck honorably served his country as a radio telegraph operator and spent 13 months serving alongside an artillery unit in Vietnam. Upon his honorable discharge Buck returned home to the Mason City area. On September 20, 1969 he was united in marriage to Nancy Wickwire in Mason City. Together they were blessed with two children, Chad and Tina. Buck worked for many years as a salesman, selling vacuums and softener salt throughout north Iowa before accepting a sales position with Price Motors. Buck enjoyed his time selling vehicles and worked at Price Motors until his retirement. In his free time Buck enjoyed fishing and took many fishing trips to Minnesota and Canada over the years. He loved raising and showing his beloved English Bulldogs and was proud to have raised a Grand Champion. Buck spent countless hours volunteering at MercyOne North Iowa and the Music Man Square. He was a former member of Mason City Kiwanis and the Marine Corps Club. Those grateful in sharing in his life are his children, Chad Beenken and Tina (Joe) Mathahs, both of Mason City; grandchildren, Owen Edwin Beenken, Kativa (Zach) Weitzel, Noah Eckholt, Rain Eckholt, and Skyler Eckholt; great grandchildren, Huxton and Emerson Weitzel, and George Blankenship; sisters, Evelyn (Charlie) Tantow, and Norma Carver; niece, Kimberly Moffett; nephew, Brian Stromley; as well as extended relatives and many friends. Buck is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ronald Stromley; and brother in law, Larry Carver. Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St NE, Mason City. (641)423-2372. ColonialChapels.com
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In memory of
Edwin D. "Buck" Beenken
Edwin D. "Buck" Beenken January 1, 1946-October 26, 2020 Edwin D. "Buck" Beenken, 74, died Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A funeral service will be held 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St NE, Mason City where military honors will be provided by the Mason City Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will follow in Lincoln Township Cemetery. Visitation with public viewing will be held Friday evening, October 30, 2020 at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel from 5 pm until 7 pm. Should friends desire, memorials may be left in Buck's name to Toys for Tots. The son of Edwin and Icle (Dixon) Beenken, Edwin Donald was born on January 1, 1946 in Mason City. He grew up in the Central Heights/Mason City area and attended Mason City High School before the family moved to a farm outside of Charles City. Buck's final school years were spent at Charles City High School where he lettered in wrestling. He graduated with the Class of 1964 and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. From August of 1964 through 1968 Buck honorably served his country as a radio telegraph operator and spent 13 months serving alongside an artillery unit in Vietnam. Upon his honorable discharge Buck returned home to the Mason City area. On September 20, 1969 he was united in marriage to Nancy Wickwire in Mason City. Together they were blessed with two children, Chad and Tina. Buck worked for many years as a salesman, selling vacuums and softener salt throughout north Iowa before accepting a sales position with Price Motors. Buck enjoyed his time selling vehicles and worked at Price Motors until his retirement. In his free time Buck enjoyed fishing and took many fishing trips to Minnesota and Canada over the years. He loved raising and showing his beloved English Bulldogs and was proud to have raised a Grand Champion. Buck spent countless hours volunteering at MercyOne North Iowa and the Music Man Square. He was a former member of Mason City Kiwanis and the Marine Corps Club. Those grateful in sharing in his life are his children, Chad Beenken and Tina (Joe) Mathahs, both of Mason City; grandchildren, Owen Edwin Beenken, Kativa (Zach) Weitzel, Noah Eckholt, Rain Eckholt, and Skyler Eckholt; great grandchildren, Huxton and Emerson Weitzel, and George Blankenship; sisters, Evelyn (Charlie) Tantow, and Norma Carver; niece, Kimberly Moffett; nephew, Brian Stromley; as well as extended relatives and many friends. Buck is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ronald Stromley; and brother in law, Larry Carver. Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St NE, Mason City. (641)423-2372. ColonialChapels.com
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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