Dennis J. Buckley was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Le Mars, the son of Daniel F. and Irma M. Buckley.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine A. Buckley; sons: John Buckley and wife, Kim, and Mike Buckley and wife, Stacey; daughters: Katie Taylor and husband, Don, and Bridget McNamara and husband John; grandchildren: Stewart and Jack Buckley, Andrew and Megan Taylor, Cate, John, and Erin McNamara; a brother, Charles Buckley (Barbara); sisters, Mary Kay Dunbar and Sheila Enders (Bill); a brother-in-law, Dan Doolan; and sisters-in-law, Diane Otterberg and Mary Buckley.
He was preceded in death by parents, Daniel F. and Irma M. Buckley; a sister, Judge Colleen Buckley; and a brother, Dan Buckley.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:15 a.m. Friday at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, Neb. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at St. Cecilia Cathedral, where there will be a vigil service at 7 p.m.
Graveside services and interment will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Cemetery in Maurice, followed by an 11:30 a.m. memorial mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Struble.
The Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler West Center Chapel in Omaha is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to St. Cecilia Grade School.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.heafeyheafey.com.