E. Dwain Buchanan, age 82, passed away Thursday, April 9, 1998 at the McKay Dee Hospital.
He was born December 8, 1915, the son of Christian LeRoy and Laura Mae Cowley Buchanan. He married Anna Herbert Buchanan in the Manti, Utah LDS Temple May 23, 1941.Dwain was reared and educated in Venice, Utah, living there for 25 years. He graduated from Richfield High School, and served a mission for the LDS Church to the Netherlands. He lived in Salina for three years, Roosevelt for nine years, and Kaysville, Utah for 39 years. He served his country in the U.S. Navy for three years.
He was an active member of the LDS Church serving in the bishopric in Salina and Roosevelt, in the stake presidency in Roosevelt, and on the high council in Kaysville, Crestwood stakes for 13 years. He was also active in business and civic affairs in the Salina, Roosevelt and Kaysville areas as a member of the Lions Club, Rotary Club, Roosevelt City Council and Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of the American Legion and Sons of Utah Pioneers.
Dwain was owner of the Buchanan's Department Store in Kaysville, and Buchanan Fabrics in Layton and North Ogden.
Surviving are his wife, Ann, Kaysville; a son and daughter, Jack Dwain (Riet) Buchanan, Sacramento, California; Jill B. (Evan L.) Mecham, Broomfield, Colorado; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Thomas R. Christensen, Venice, Utah; and two sisters, Afton B. Whitbeck, Salt Lake City; and Randa C. Melville, Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Iris R. Hafen and Mary C. Hooper.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 13, 1998, at 10 a.m. at the Kaysville Crestwood LDS Church, 1039 East Crestwood. Friends and family may call Sunday, 5 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 North Main, and on Monday, at the church from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Interment, Salina Pioneer Cemetery Monday at 4 p.m.
Donations may be made to the Deseret Heart Association at the LDS Hospital.
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