Ida Glatz, 98
Ida Glatz, age 98 of Tracy, MN died Wednesday, March
26, 2008 at the Prairie View Healthcare Center in
Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 5,
2008 at the Tracy Lutheran Church. Visitation will
be two hours prior to the service beginning at noon
at the church on Saturday, April 5, 2008.
Interment will be at the Bethel Cemetery, rural
Garvin, MN, following a luncheon at the church.
The Almlie Funeral Home of Tracy is handling the
Online condolences may be placed at www.almliefh.com
Eugene “Jiggs” Buyck, 79
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, March
29 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tracy
for Eugene “Jiggs” Buyck.
Jiggs was born June 19, 1928 in Walnut Grove, MN
to Camiel & Augusta (Van Hecke) Buyck. He attended
On February 6, 1965, Jiggs was united in marriage
to Elizabeth “Betty” (Baumann) Miller.
Jiggs lived his entire life on the family farm near
Garvin. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic
Church where he was active in the Knights of Columbus.
He was also a member of the Tracy Lion’s Club.
After Betty passed away, Jiggs began cooking and
baking cookies. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking,
playing cards and cribbage. He loved spending time
with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren.
Jiggs passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at
Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Jiggs is survived by his children: John Miller of
Tracy, Jim (Ade) Miller of Tracy, Mary (Joel) Kildahl
of Bloomington, Thom (Michelle) Buyck of Parker,
SD, and Tim (Jacqui) Buyck of Rosemount; ten grandchildren:
Jarrod, Heidi, Nick, Emily, Molly, Holly, Kelsey,
Kordell, Elsa & Isaac; sister Marie (Bob) Albertson
of Lamberton; brother Charles “Bud”
(Theresa) Buyck of Tracy; and many nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death are his parents, wife Betty,
brother Melvin Buyck, and sister Madonna Thieren.
Interment was in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Email condolences may be sent via www.tracyareafuneralhome.com.
The Tracy Area Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.