North American Missing Persons Network
Rueben Matthew Buck

Above Image: Buck, circa 1978

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 2, 1978 from Moose Lake, Manitoba
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 11, 1957
  • Age: 20 years
  • Height: 5'7"; (170.18cm)
  • Weight: 150 lbs.; (68.04kgs)
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Native
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Unknown.
  • Case Number: MB20004 1978-800; MB10067 1978-1537

  • Details of Disappearance
    On June 2nd, 1978 two men found a racing canoe and reported the incident to police. During the resulting investigation
    it was discovered there were two men in the canoe who apparently were going out to dig for Seneca root. According to
    witnesses who observed the men leave, they left in adverse weather conditions which included high winds. Buck has not been
    located and his whereabouts remain unknown.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Winnipeg RCMP
    (204) 983-5461

    Source Information
    Manitoba Chiefs of Police