The Obit For John Bucek

John J. Bucek

Died: Thursday, July 07, 2011
Age: 90
July 9, 2011

Grosse Pointe Woods resident John J Bucek, 90, passed away peacefully in his home Thursday, July 7, 2011. He is survived by his wife, two stepchildren, three nieces and one nephew.

During his lifetime Mr. Bucek played professional baseball, joined the U.S. Navy, was a World War II veteran and a lifetime member of the Bruce Post, St. Clair Shores. He spent the majority of his working career in the auto industry; trained by the Ford Motor Co., he worked at Buell until it closed. His later career was with Chrysler Corp. where he stayed until retirement.

Mr. Bucek enjoyed golf, watching baseball games and ballroom dancing. He participated in ballroom dancing from a young age about three times a week until he was well into his 80s.