Graveside services for Donald Lee Buchanan, 91, Lawrence, will be private.
Mr. Buchanan died Monday, April 27, 2020, at Restwell Home Plus in Oskaloosa, Kansas.
He was born Aug. 3, 1928, in Leavenworth, Kansas, the son of Perry W. and Geneva Lillian Kuchera Buchanan. He graduated from Basehor High School in 1946.
Mr. Buchanan was as a dairy farmer for the majority of his working life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing in Alaska, traveling, and spending winters in Arizona.
He married Betty Louise Swope on Sept. 10, 1946, at his parent's home in Leavenworth County. She died earlier.
Survivors include his children, Ed Buchanan and wife Donna, Grantville, Kansas, Lois Fulkerson and husband Ed, Branson, Missouri, Douglas Buchanan and wife Shelly, Eudora, Kansas, Robert Buchanan and wife Diana, Lawrence, Kansas; sister, Doris Duley, Denver, Colorado; brother, Richard Buchanan and wife Joan, Leavenworth, Kansas; cousin and travel companion, Millie Keim, Kremmlin, Colorado; grandchildren, Kandee, Michael, David, Tarah, Patrick, Troy; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Brandon, Olivia, Jonathan, Kathleen, Hayley, Emily, Carly, and Owen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Dennis Buchanan; brother, Perry Buchanan Jr.; and grandson, Owen.
The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Home Health & Hospice, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.
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