Frances L. Buchanan

Apr 19, 1928 - Mar 1, 2013

Frances L. Buchanan, 84, of Sandusky, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center.

She was born on April 19, 1928, in Benham, Ky.

Frances was a homemaker. She loved to read her Bible, sing and listen to music, go for rides, and, in the past, ride her bike.

She is survived by her children, Rodney L. Buchanan of Dickerson, Texas, Donna A. (Thomas) Stegman of Monroeville, and George D. Buchanan, Kathryn G. Buchanan, and Debra L. (Jeffrey) Howman, all of Sandusky; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three sisters; a brother; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Bertha James; husband, Donald L. Buchanan; grandson, Mathew Philip Stegman; great-granddaughter, Brook Ashley Cooper; and eight sisters and brothers.

Friends may call 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Faith Memorial Church, 1320 E. Strub Road, Sandusky. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church, Rev. Ken Hiser will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Frances’s memory to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be shared with the family at


My condolences to the family! Sorry about your loss Donald L. Buchanan!