Mildred “Millie” M. Buckingham
Date of Birth
September 4, 1929
Dwight, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
August 5, 2019
Ashland, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Saturday, August 10, 2019 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery ~ Greenwood, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Friday, August 9, 2019
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska


St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Mildred “Millie” M. Buckingham, 89, of Ashland, NE, entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 5, 2019 at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland, NE.  She was born September 4, 1929 in Dwight, NE to James and Anna (Vondra) Hraban.  Millie graduated from Dwight High School.  On September 7, 1950, she was united in marriage to Benjamin Buckingham at St. Mary Catholic Church in Lincoln, NE.

Through the years, Millie worked for Elgin Watch Factory in Lincoln, The Steakhouse in Lincoln, Western Electric for 15 years and she owned and operated Buck’s Pizza in Ashland for 12 years until her retirement.  She enjoyed cooking, baking and spending time with her family.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ashland where she was known as the church grandma.  Millie always had candy and treats ready for the kids at church and for visitors at Oxbow.

She is survived by children, Bradley (Joyce) Buckingham of Ashland, Rick (Charlotte) Buckingham of Fort Collins, CO, Cindy (Scott) Washburn of Omaha and Mark (Eleanor) Buckingham of Harrah, OK; 9 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 4 step-children.

She was preceded in death by husband, Benjamin Buckingham; parents, James and Anna Hraban; and 6 siblings.

Condolences for Mildred “Millie” M. Buckingham
  1. Suzanne Brudny
    • August 7, 2019 - 4 months ago

    Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Millie was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. God Bless!

  2. Kathy Pike
    • August 7, 2019 - 4 months ago

    So so sorry for your loss, I am with out words. Millie always brought a smile to my face and joy to my heart. She will be greatly missed. God bless!

  3. Aquinas Alumni Association
    • August 7, 2019 - 4 months ago

    We were saddened to hear about Millie. As a graduate of Assumption High School in Dwight she was among our beloved alumni of our Butler County Catholic Schools. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Anonymous
    • August 7, 2019 - 4 months ago

    Brad and family, I’m so sorry for your loss your mother was a very special lady and will be greatly missed.

  5. • August 7, 2019 - 4 months ago

    My heart is with all of you I loved Aunt Mil and will miss her deeply but what a time she is having now until we see each other again praise the Lord loudly and give my ugly uncle a kiss from me Denise

  6. Paula Spears
    • August 7, 2019 - 4 months ago

    We love Grandma Millie so much. She was always available to attend grandparents’ day at school for my four youngest kids. May she rest in eternal peace.

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