My mom is the oldest of the grandchildren; I am the oldest of the children. There's one mistake in here, Sue isn't my grandfather's daughter, she's the wife of my late Uncle Doug. My great-grandfather, and my great-grandmother, had nine boys.
ANDERSON - A Mass of Christian burial for William "Buck" D., 88, of Anderson will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church in Anderson.
The Rev. Eric Lofgren of the church will officiate.
The rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Sunday at Anderson's Chapel in Anderson.
A graveside service will follow the Mass at Anderson District Cemetery.
Mr. D. died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Norwood Pines Alzheimer Home in Sacramento.
Born March 20, 1915, in White Earth, Minn., he moved to Shasta County in 1953 from Waubun, Minn.
He retired as a building inspector for Shasta County after 17 years; was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church; a square dance caller for the Wonderland Twirlers; a past member of Redding Moose Lodge 1006; and a member of Shasta Snowmobilers and Shasta Flying Eagles of Redding.
Survivors include wife Mathilda; sons Bill of Redding, Richard of Anderson, Ronald of San Jose, Kenneth of Cloverdale, Dennis of Elk Grove, Jim of Sacramento and Bruce of Helena, Mont.; daughter Sue of Oroville; brothers James Peterson of Tuscan, Ariz., and Halfton Peterson of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; sister Marie Martin of Mahnomen, Minn; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one's choice.
Arrangements are being handled by Anderson's Chapel.