Julia “Julie” K. Buckingham, 77, of Forreston, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 29, 2023, at her home.
Julie was born September 28, 1946, in Dixon, Illinois, the daughter of Clayton and E. Kathleen (Moore) Cronister.
Julie was an avid NASCAR and Dallas Cowboys fan. She was a collector of chef figurines, enjoyed cooking, and reading the gossip magazines. Julie enjoyed serving drinks and getting to know people at the Teamsters Bar in Rockford and Dalton Tap in Byron for many years.
Survivors include sister Linda Gaul of Polo; nephew Matthew (Barb) Gaul, Mark (Katie) Gaul; great nephew Drake Gaul; and Cousins .
She was preceded in death by Parents; half-sister Suzie Conister.
A celebration of Julie’s life will be Wednesday, October 25, 2023, from 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. at Faith Discovery Church 801 W. Oregon St, Polo. Lunch will be served at Noon to all who wish to stay.
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