Donald E. Buchanan

December 28, 1935 ~ April 10, 2020 (age 84)


Donald E. Buchanan, 84, of LeClaire, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020 at the Kahl Home in Davenport.

Per his request, there will not be a visitation.  Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Don was born December 28, 1935 in Pekin, Illinois, the son of Delbert & Ruth (Ehmke) Buchanan.  He was united in marriage to JoAnne Witchowsky on May 29, 1965 in Aurora, Illinois.

He was retired from the Rock Island Arsenal where he had been a Management Analyst.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, JoAnne; his daughter, Jorie (Kirk) Carson of Davenport; his son, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Buchanan of Good Thunder, Minnesota; and his grandchildren, Emelia and Benjamin.

Don was preceded in death by his parents.

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