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Joan (Pembleton) Buchanan

December 12, 1932 December 16, 2023
Joan (Pembleton) Buchanan
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Joan (Pembleton) Buchanan, 91, of Vincennes, IN, passed away Saturday December 16, 2023 at 8:50 AM. Joan was born December 12, 1932 in Vincennes the daughter of Lyndale Pembleton and Gladys Southers York. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School and worked as a salesperson at Singer Sewing Center and a Nurse’s Aide at Gentle Care Nursing Center. She enjoyed sewing and being a seamstress. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Moose Aux. She was married to John W. “Bud” Buchanan who preceded her in death on July 18, 1998.

Joan is survived by her son, John G. Frisz, and his wife Linda of Vincennes, IN and a daughter, Joyce Buchanan Perkins of Fortville, IN. She is survived by her grandchildren, Jason Frisz, Dana Wilson and Laura Darnell, 5 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Robert Pembleton, and his wife Pauline of Vincennes, IN. and several nieces and nephews.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Buchanan, her first husband John G. Frisz Sr., a granddaughter, Mary Lynn Briner, her parents and a brother Lyndale Pembleton Jr.

As per her request, gravesite services will be held Thursday December 21, 2023 at Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Bill Loffer officiating at 11:30 AM. She will be laid to rest next to her husband, Bud. Memorial contributions can be made to the Vincennes Pet Port. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist the Frisz/Buchanan family during their time of loss.

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11:30 AM 12/21/2023 11:30:00 AM
Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Willow St.
Vincennes, IN 47591

Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Willow St. Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

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Mt. Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Willow St.
Vincennes, IN 47591

Willow St. Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

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Vincennes Pet Port


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