Marie I. Buchanan, 82, Vandalia

Marie I. Buchanan, 82, of Vandalia, died at 10:21 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.

Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia, with the Rev. Kurt Simon officiating. Burial was in South Hill Cemetery, Vandalia. Visitation was held an hour before services at the church. Hohlt & File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: First Presbyterian Church or Crawford-Hale American Legion Post No. 95 of Vandalia.

Mrs. Buchanan was born on Nov. 26, 1925, in Vandalia, the daughter of Fred N. and Ella A. Schaefer Frier. She married Arthur J. Art Buchanan on May 25, 1946, in Vandalia.

She was a homemaker, and a member of First Presbyterian Church and Crawford-Hale American Legion Unit No. 95 Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

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