Shirley Ruth Buchanan

Shirley Ruth Buchanan

Shirley Ruth Buchanan, age 88, of Janesville, died on Monday, March 6, 2017, at Cedar Crest.

She was born in Janesville on Nov. 4, 1928, the daughter of Merril and Dorothy (Graves) Fredendall. She married Edward A. Buchanan on May 6, 1950, and together had 5 children. He preceded her in death on March 15, 2003.

Shirley is survived by her 3 children, Michael (Nancy) Buchanan, Karen (Mike) Skaggs, and Larry (Darlene) Buchanan; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren with 2 on the way; many other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; 2 sons, Kim and Russell; and grandson, Jason.

A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Bruce Gray officiating. Entombment will be in Milton Lawns Mausoleum. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

We would like to thank the staff of Cedar Crest for taking such good care of her.