Bernadine E. "Bernie" Buchana, nee Stewart, 96, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Sept. 7, 1919, in Mount Vernon, Ill., died Monday, Dec. 28, 2015.
Bernie loved to garden and plant flowers. She also enjoyed visiting casinos.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Nora, nee Green, Stewart; her husband, William Buchana; a brother, Oris Stewart; and two sisters, Bonita Williamson and Gladys Stewart.
Surviving are her son, William Buchana of Fairview Heights, Ill.; a daughter, LaNora Clore of Fairview Heights, Ill.; five grandchildren, James Buchana, April Heaffner, Robin (Paul) Dole, Lori (Ron)Weaver, and Tammy Johnston; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; her beloved dog, Barbie; and other relatives and friends.
Memorials are appreciated to the
. Memories and expressions of condolences may be made at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may call from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday Jan. 3, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Jan. 1 to Jan. 3, 2016