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June 27, 2004 – Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Service Information
Mary Queen of Peace- St. Martin Campus
Tuesday January 27, 2009
11 Am

Visitation Information

Cole James Buckingham age 4, born June 27, 2004, died unexpectedly on January 21st 2009 at Minneapolis Children’s Hospital. Cole was an absolute blessing to all of us and we know our lives will never be the same without him. He had a spirit that lit up any room he entered and you couldn’t help but to completely fall in love with him. Cole is survived by his parents, Jesse and Shannon (O’Brien) Buckingham; his adored brothers, Casey and Anthony; his grandparents, John Buckingham, Carole Buckingham, Phil and Vonnie O’Brien; great-grandparents, Delores Rouillard, Adeline May, Don and Elaine O’Brien; Aunts and Uncles, Jennifer Buckingham, Jason Buckingham, Molly (Tony) Hines, Katie O’Brien, Jennifer (Patrick) Jordan and Cousins, Erin and Jordan McEachern, Jonathan Buckingham, Sam, Charlie, Joe and Stevie Hines, Lauren Jackson, Drew and Abby Jordan as well as many family and friends. Cole is preceded in death by his great grandparents, Norbert May, Roger Rouillard, John “Jack” and Dorothy Buckingham. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, January 27th at 11 AM at Mary Queen of Peace- St. Martin Campus in Rogers.
Visitation will be held AT CHURCH on Monday from 3-8 PM. With a prayer service at 7 PM. Additional Visitation will be one hour prior to Mass. Burial to follow in St. Martin’s Cemetery.
Serving the family… the Peterson Chapel- St. Michael- Albertville.

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Paul Robinson

    Jesse and family, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I can’t begin to imagine the sorrow of losing a child. My prayers and thoughts are with you and may God bless your family.
    A former “Field Buddy,”

    Paul Robinson

  2. Josh & Mindy Holland

    Our prayers are with you.

  3. Dan & Pat Peter

    Please accept our deepest sorrow for the loss of your son. With regrets we cannot make the service but our thoughts and prayers will be with you. Cole’s Grandmother Carole worked with Dan for many years.

  4. Dan & Pat Peter

    Please accept our deepest sorrow for the loss of your son Cole. With regret we will not be able to attend the service. Carole Buckingham worked with Dan for many years.

  5. Shelly Reilly

    Shannon and Jesse,
    Just as you shared in the light of Cole’s love, we will now live in the memory of that love. May you find love where there is loss, and peace where there is pain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.
    Shelly, Bob and family

  6. Megan Becker

    I am heartbroken to hear of your loss of little Cole. I remember taking care of him here at Johns Hopkins as “the nurse from Iowa”. I’m so sorry 🙁


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