Phyllis R. "Bucki" Dulin, age 91, of Kalamazoo, MI beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend died peacefully Thursday afternoon, October 20, 2016 with her two sons and friends present. Bucki was born on August 17, 1925 in Baltimore, Maryland to Harry and Hattie (Clark) Buckingham. As a girl she spent many enjoyable summers on Chesapeake Bay with her loving family. She continued her education at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland where she majored in English and began her PEO sorority association. While there, she met William "Bill" E. Dulin, whom she married on September 4, 1948. After WWII she and Bill moved to Bloomington, Indiana where she worked at the Indiana University Library while Bill earned his Ph.D. While there, they started their family before moving to Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was a loving wife, mother and friend and always put the needs of others ahead of her own. She "retired" in 1985 and moved to Marco Island, Florida until 2010 when she and Bill returned to Kalamazoo. She attended many of her sons' and grandchildren's football, soccer and baseball games, track and swim meets, tennis matches, equestrian events and school programs. She loved boating, tennis, bridge and socializing with friends ; but most of all loved fishing with Bill. After retirement they travelled extensively around the Great Lakes and the world. Bucki was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, William "Bill" Dulin; her parents; brothers, William (Sara) and Harry Jr, (Betty) Buckingham; brother-in-law, Ervin Simek; sisters, Harriet Ripperger, Molly (Richard) Thompson and Anne (Howard) Barker; niece, Phyllis Thompson; and nephew, Phillip Simek. She is survived by a sister, Imilda Simek of Barrington, IL. Also surviving are two sons, Bruce (Sharon) Dulin of Paw Paw, MI and Marc (Deborah) Dulin of Mattawan, MI; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Cameron, Rebecca and Claire; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 29 at 4:00PM at The Fountains of Bronson Place. Private burial services will be held at a later date in Baltimore, MD. Memorials may be directed to the PEO sorority or the Alzheimer's Association . Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick Street.