Wanda Buchanan Obituary – The Hawk Eye

Wanda M. Buchanan, 94, of Burlington, died Monday, June 13, 2022 at OakView Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Burlington.

She was born on November 6, 1927 in Osceola, IA to Claude F. and Ethel B. Ashby Clark. On October 18, 1947, she married Carl W. Buchanan in Burlington. He died on September 17, 1992.

She was a 1945 graduate of Burlington High School.

Wanda started out as a clerk at Neissner, then worked for Burlington Instrument Co and also tested tubes at Sylvania. She later served as secretary for Trinity Lutheran Church for 20 years, retiring in 1982.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Wanda was also a member of the Mr. & Mrs. Club, the Ruth Zartman Circle, and NARFE (National Alliance of Retired Federal Employees). She enjoyed dancing and playing bridge, which she played in several bridge clubs for over 60 years.

Survivors include their son Randy A. (Muriel) Buchanan of Estes Park, CO; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her caretaker and friend Cheryl (Dale) Vickstrom from Burlington.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Juanita Connell.

The cremation was entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematorium.

The funeral service for Mrs. Buchanan will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Aspen Grove Cemetery, with the Reverend Ryan Cosgrove officiating.

A memorial was erected for the Des Moines County Humane Society.

Prugh Funeral Service is making the arrangements.

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Wanda’s obituary at www.prughfuneral.com.

Posted June 23, 2022

Published in The Hawk Eye

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Aspen Grove Cemetery Burlington, Iowa

June 28, 2022 at 10:30 am

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