Lawrence Robert Buklad Jr.

Lawrence Robert Buklad Jr., 78, of Belleville, IL, born Thursday, November 20, 1930, in Lakewood, Ohio, died Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St Louis, MO.

Mr. Buklad was a retired truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Son: Michael Buklad
  • Parents: Lawrence Robert and Anna nee Varcho Buklad, Sr.
He is survived by:
  • Wife of 49 years: Virginia nee Foster Buklad
  • Children
    • Gail Buklad of Belleville, IL
    • Lauri (friend Javier)Buklad of Freeburg, IL
    • Patti Johnson, FL
    • Deborah Andreau, FL
    • Robert Buklad of Belleville, IL
    • Steven (Michele) Buklad of North Port, FL
    • David Buklad of Belleville, IL
    • Lawrence J. Buklad, FL
  • Step-Children
    • Charles R. "Butch" Horner of Belleville, IL
    • Toni Choate of St. Charles, MO
  • Grandchildren
    • Craig, Jeremy & Nathan Horner
    • Heath Choate
    • Nicole Buklad
    • Christopher Buklad
    • Katherine Buklad
    • Kylie Anna & Paige Lauren Buklad
    • Nicole Johnson
    • Kristopher Andreau
    • Corey & Cody Buklad
    • Eric Clauson
  • Great Grandchildren
    • Brandie Micole Horner
    • Nicholas Horner
    • Tristan Clauson
  • Best friends
    • Thomasina Anthony
    • Rick Hacker
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Visitation: Friends may call from 11-1 P.M., Monday, October 26, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, October 26, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.