Calvin L. "Cal" Bouck

Mar 14, 2020
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Due to the Governors proclamation as of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, services for Mr. Bouck will be private for the family.  


4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Locke Funeral Home; following the Governors proclamation of today, visitation will be limited to 10 people or less at a time. Messages to the family may left below.  


Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo
Military Honors will be conducted by Becker-Chapman American Legion Post #138, Waterloo Sullivan Brothers VFW Post #1623 and the United States Marine Corps funeral honor guard



Calvin L. “Cal” Bouck, 89, of Cedar Falls formerly of Waterloo, died Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Martin Health Center of Western Home Communities in Cedar Falls.

Cal was born June 29, 1930, in Waterloo, son of Frank, Sr. and Annette Hoien Bouck. He married Marilynn Marie Colby August 30, 1952 at First United Methodist Church in Waterloo; she preceded him in death February 12, 2015.

He graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1948. Cal served in the United States Marine Corps for four years during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant in 1954.

After his time in the military, he worked at Chamberlain’s Manufacturing in Waterloo for a few years. He then was a designer at John Deere for 28 years, retiring in 1984.

Cal went on the Honor Flight in 2012. He enjoyed traveling with Marilynn, including a memorable trip to Israel. They also enjoyed spending time at their summer home near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. He greatly enjoyed tending to his flower garden and spending time outdoors. He loved nature. He spent time watching the birds and squirrels outside. He also enjoyed playing golf. Above all, he loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his son, Brian (Shirlee) Bouck of Cedar Falls; a daughter, Karen (Michael) Shaw of Waterloo; five grandchildren Carrie Metz, Holly (Aaron) McRae, Stephanie (Josh) Heller, Curtis Shaw, and Ryan (Ashley) Shaw; 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Carl (Sharon) Bouck of Raymond.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife; a great-grandchild, Charley Heller, in infancy; and two brothers, Frank, Jr., and Donald Bouck.

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  1. Kevan Cortright | Mar 18, 2020

    To Bryan and your family, 

    We are sorry you must endure the loss of your Dad. I’m sure he very proud of you and his family. He’s left a nice legacy to cary on. 
    We send you our heartfelt sympathy and prayers  for support. May God bless and give you strength. 
    Sincerely, Kevan and Shelley Cortright

  2. Carl Meyer | Mar 17, 2020


    We are up at the cabin trying to isolate ourselves. So sorry about your Dad’s passing but he truly had a wonderful life. We will be in prayer for all of you as you grieve. May God strenghen you in these difficult days.

    Carl & Linda

  3. Mark & Vicki Rees | Mar 15, 2020
    Sympathies to your families.  

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