Ferdinand “Buck” Secola Jr.,
Ferdinand “Buck” Secola Jr., 61, of Orr, passed away on
Friday, April 29th, at Essentia-St. Mary’s Hospital in
He was born in
Buck was a member of the construction Local 548 Union in
He and Pam traveled extensively throughout the country in shooting competition, making long lasting friendships. He was a member of Udovich Sporting Clays of Greaney, Hibbing Trap Club, Zim Skeet Club and the Virginia Trap Club. He loved to tell stories, and had a natural gift to get people to chuckle and laugh and feel at ease. He was a great cook, and will be especially remembered for his excellent spaghetti. As in life, he continued to give after death, in that he was an eye donor that would give others the gift of sight.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Buck is survived by his soul mate of 22 years, Pam Carlson of Cook; aunts, uncles and many other special relatives, along with many, many friends.
services will be at
on Wednesday (May 4th) at the Mlaker Funeral Home in Cook, where
visitation will begin at
The Rev. Mr. Dennis Anderson will be the officiant. Special music will be
provided by Keith Secola. The casket bearers will be Tom Cramer, Casey
Sunsdahl, Mike Secola, Greg Padgett, Al Hanson and Mark Tomonavich. The
honorary bearers will be Wes Plath, Joe McHenry and Jerry Palmer. Interment
will be in the