Wayne A. “Buck” Hirdler, 53, of Esko, passed away on Tuesday January 14, 2020 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, MN, from complications of Pancreatic Cancer. He was born in Bemidji, MN on January 27, 1966 to Arthur and Carol Hirdler. Buck graduated from Cloquet High School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching football, working on cars, time spent with his family and especially his grandchildren. Buck was very handy and could accomplish anything he set out to do, climbing trees and tree removal were his expertise, he was always there to help and enjoyed helping people. He will be greatly missed!
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Danny and Mark, and a brother-in-law Jay Jakubek.
He is survived by his wife Lynn, son Chase (Melissa), daughter Matti (Luke) Lindstrom, grandsons James, Quinn, and Landon, siblings Karla (Gerald) Mundell, Debbie (Tom) Henninger, and Gail Jakubek, mother and father-in-law Ardys and Calvin Wolfe, sister-in-law Diane Davis, brother-in-law James Wolfe and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday January 20, 2020 from 5PM until the 6PM Memorial Service in Dougherty Funeral Home. 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805. 218-727-3555. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.