Buddy Lee Magnuson, age 72, passed away on March 11, 2019 surrounded by his family at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Ia. He was born March 18, 1946 to Iola Osborne and Robert Magnuson in Rock Valley, IA.
Buddy "Bud" is survived by his 3 children, Jennifer Lynn, Buddy Jr, (BJ) and Shawn Michael and his son in law Tony, his grandkids Dylan Lee, Tyler Lee, Ashely Elizabeth, Brandyn, Braidyn, Camdyn and another grandson on the way, As well his sister Sherry Becker (Ervin) and brother in law Daniel Martinez and nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his parents and his siblings; Barb and Charlie.
For a majority of his life Bud worked as an exceptional cook at the Younkers Tea Room, Jimmy's American Cafe' and The Golf and Country Club. Bud was an avid bowler and fisherman. Whether he knew it or not he was also considered as an amateur comedian by all that knew him & loved him.
Respecting his wishes, A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date (to be determined by family) in place of a funeral.
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