Wed, 03/14/2018 - 9:53am admin
Charlie Buxcel, age 66, Murdo, S.D., died Sunday, March 4, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Charles Duane Buxcel was born Jan. 25, 1952, in Murdo, the third of seven children born to Albert and Evelyn (Baker) Buxcel.
He grew up on the farm northwest of Okaton and attended grade school at Pershing rural school, before attending Murdo High School.
After graduating from Murdo High School in 1970, he attended National College of Business in Rapid City, where he earned an associate’s degree. In 1972, he entered the Army National Guard, and was medically discharged in 1973.
In 1977, he was united in marriage to Debra Dominicak, and to this union were born two daughters, Misty and Anna Marie. They made their home northwest of Okaton, where Charlie farmed and ranched with his father and brother. In the late 2000s, he moved off the ranch and into Murdo where he owned and operated a trailer court, guided deer and pheasant hunters, and sprayed crops.
Charlie enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing pool. He was a member of the ASCS committee in Murdo, for a number of years. He was also a member of the Jones County Sportsmen Club and served as president for a term.
Survivors include his daughter, Misty Niemeyer, Mass.; three brothers, Wendell Buxcel, Kadoka, Dale Buxcel, Murdo, and Gene Buxcel, Sidney, Mont.; three sisters, Nadine Hatheway, Murdo, Diane Long and her husband, Kevin, Conroe, Texas, and Krysti Barnes and her husband, Todd, Murdo; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Charlie was preceded in death by his stillborn daughter, Anna Marie; and his parents, Albert and Evelyn Buxcel.
A memorial is established to the St. Peter Lutheran Church.
Services were Monday, March 12, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, with Pastor Gregory Hinners officiating.
Interment was at St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery.
Arrangements were with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.