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Katherine (Houston) Buchanan (1946)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 4/1/2007 at 14:42:56

Winterset Madisonian - November 13, 1946
Winterset, Iowa


Succumbs Following Major Operation at Lutheran Hospital

St. Charles--(Special)--Mrs. John Buchanan, prominent resident of this community for many years, died Wednesday of last week at the Lutheran hospital in Des Moines, where she had been a patient for nearly a month. She had entered the hospital Oct. 18 for a gall bladder operation. She was 60 years of age.

Mrs. Buchanan was a native of Clarke county, where she was born July 31, 1886. She was married March 5, 1907, to John L. Buchanan of St. Charles. They have one daughter, Lucille.

Mrs. Buchanan long was active in the affairs of this community. She participated in Farm Bureau extension work for many years. During both World wars she headed the Red Cross surgical dressing work in St. Charles. During the past two years she had operated a nursing home here.

Funeral services were held Sunday from the St. Charles Methodist church, in charge of the Rev. Teeuwissen of Indianola. Burial was made in the St. Charles cemetery.


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