Michael S. BuckleyMichael S. Buckley, 62, of Grand Forks, ND passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at his home.
Michael Stephen Buckley was born March 6, 1951 in Grand Forks, ND the son of Robert and Lois (Budge) Buckley. He attended St. Michael’s Grade School and graduated from St. James High School in 1969. He attended the University of North Dakota and as a student played football for the Fighting Sioux. Michael married his high school sweetheart, Jennie Abar on August 12, 1972 in Holy Family Catholic Church, Grand Forks and together, celebrated 40 years of marriage. Michael was employed with Everson Construction and Noack and Baukol Builders of Grand Forks until his retirement in 2011 due to illness. He always enjoyed getting together with his friends and family; hosting cookouts. For the past 15 years, he loved winter traveling, especially in the Caribbean, with his Barefooters Travel Group.