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Lorene Milligan Buchanan
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1916
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 4, 2006
Rush County
Indiana, USA

Lorene Buchanan, 89, of Rushville, died Thursday, May 4, 2006, at Flatrock River Lodge.

Born Aug. 31, 1916, in Lewisville, she was the daughter of John and Ella (Brooks) Milligan, both deceased. She married William Sherman "Buck" Buchanan March 17, 1934; he preceded her in death Feb. 1, 1987.

Mrs. Buchanan lived most of her life in Rush County and was a 1934 graduate of Milroy High School. She had worked as a cook for the Arlington and Jackson school systems. She was also well known in the area as the "pie maker" for the Durbin Hotel, where she also served as a hostess in the 1970s.

Survivors include one daughter, Carol (Mrs. Fred) Powers of Morristown; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son, David Buchanan; two daughters, Pamela Buchanan and Gloria McCane; and one sister.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Hannegan Christian Church in Rush County with Warren Engel officiating. Burial will follow in Hannegan Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Moster & Cox Mortuary in Rushville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hannegan Christian Church or the Hospice of South-central Indiana c/o funeral home.

Family links: 
  William Sherman Buchanan (1910 - 1987)
  Gloria Jean Buchanan McCane (1935 - 2004)*
  Pamela Jane Buchanan (1950 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Hannegan Cemetery
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47400404
Lorene <i>Milligan</i> Buchanan
Added by: Greg Raike
Lorene <i>Milligan</i> Buchanan
Added by: Greg Raike
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