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Loretta Buchanan

Sep 11, 1926 - Jan 6, 2018
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Loretta Buchanan was born in Tonasket, WA September 11, 1926 and passed away January 6, 2018.

She was actively involved in the community and was one of the first members of Hospice Friends which started in 1983.  In the early 1990s she was named Hospice Friends Volunteer of the Year with over 600 hours of service.  She continued her hospice volunteering for over 10 years. Many will remember her as the organizer of the Acqua-Delites, a water exercise group, which she instructed for many years. She joined Weight Watchers and in her quest to help others she became a lecturer. During her years with Weight Watchers she developed numerous recipes that were published in their magazine.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed “Ted” Buchanan and is survived by her 3 children, Alyce Buchanan Rankin (Gary), Edra Buchanan Roberts (Doss), and Dan Buchanan (Kris); 5 grandchildren, Jesse Rankin, Brian Roberts, Justin Roberts, Haley Buchanan Naboychik, and Kyle Buchanan; and 6 great grandchildren, Abbey Roberts, Carson Roberts, Reaghan Naboychik, Cooper Naboychik, Grady Buchanan and Mackenzie Buchanan; and a very special family friend  Robin Carson, that was just like a daughter  to mom.
Friends are invited to join the family for graveside services on Friday, January 19 at the IOOF Cemetery at 1:00, followed by a Celebration of Life to be held at St. Andrews Catholic Church, 401 S. Willow St. Ellensburg at 2:00, reception will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers the family requests remembrances be made to Kittitas County Hospice Friends in care of Brookside Funeral Home (101 E. 2nd Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926). 

Funeral Information

Funeral service

Jan 19, 2018:2:30 PM

St. Andrews Catholic Church




IOOF Cemetery