June Marie Buchanan, age 83 of Centreville, died Friday, May 1, 2009 at Odyssey House Hospice in Palm Desert, CA. She was born in Allegan, MI on June 26, 1925 the daughter of George and Lali (Wait) Yeager. She was married to Wendell Buchanan on Nov. 29, 1952 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Three Rivers. Following their marriage, they resided in Three Rivers, Mendon, and Centreville. June was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, bike riding, and working outdoors in her garden.
June is survived by 3 children, David Buchanan and wife, Shelley of Three Rivers, Andrew Buchanan of Rancho Mirage, CA, and Mary Hamminga and husband, Michael of Defiance, OH; 4 grandchildren, Ryon Buchanan, Tom, Dan, and Sarah Hamminga; 1 brother, George Yeager and wife, Roxy of Oshtemo; sister in law, Ima Jo Buchanan of Jackson; nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wendell in 2003; and 2 brothers, Paul and Clarence Yeager.
Cremation was conducted in California. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at the Eickhoff Funeral Home in Mendon followed by interment in Riverside Cemetery in Three Rivers. Memorials will be directed to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Online register is available and condolences may be expressed at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com