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Marion "Mick" Lyle Buzzard

March 26, 1930 — February 22, 2024

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho


Marion (Mick) Buzzard, 93, a beloved resident of North Star Retirement Community in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (where he was known as the “Tomato Man”), passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at The Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Mick was born in Plentywood, Montana on March 26, 1930 to Marion F. and Ester Victoria (Walters) Buzzard. 

He lived in Polson, Montana for many years. He was a Korean War veteran and was a lifelong member of the VFW and a 60-year member of American Legion Post 0013 in St. Regis, Montana.  He was privileged to participate in an Inland Northwest Honor Flight to Washington DC in April of last year.

Mick is preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife, Nona; and brother, George “Corky”.

He is survived by step –daughters, Diane (Ron) Costa of Kingston, Idaho, and Andrea Sutton of Orlando, Florida; 4 grandchildren, Kristi (Jerry) Williams of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Kenn Sutton of Orlando, Florida, Tyson Costa and Leah (Jason) Figueroa of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho , and eight great-grandchildren.  

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 3:00 PM at North Star Retirement Community, 2340 W. Seltice Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Hospice of Notch Idaho, 2290 W. Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

Memories of Mick and messages of condolence may be shared with his family online. Shoshone Funeral Services, Kellogg, ID is honored to assist Mick’s family with arrangements. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marion "Mick" Lyle Buzzard, please visit our flower store.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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2340 W Seltice Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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