David R. "Buck" Buchanan, 80, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 5, 2017. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Wheatland, with Pastor Tessa Cavey officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery in Wheatland. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul's UCC in Wheatland.
Dave was born March 12, 1937, to Albert and Beulah (Muhl) Buchanan in Wheatland. He married Janyce Schneider on Nov. 28, 1959, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lowden.
Dave was an outdoorsman, who enjoyed nature, spending time at his cabin or hunting with his lab. He enjoyed fishing, whether at his cabin, the river or in Canada. Dave was a kind and helpful man who enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and his friends. He also served in the Army Reserves.
He is survived by his wife, Janyce; son, Matthew (Lina) of Wheatland; daughter, Katy Buchanan of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren, Samantha, Alysha, Natasha and Beckett Buchanan; brothers, Dean (Sandi) of Cook, Minn., and Don (Arlyne) of Grundy Center; and many nieces and nephews.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to St. Paul's UCC roofing project or Pine Hill Cemetery.
Please direct online condolences to www.chapmanfh.com.