Marvin Buchanan, Pateros, passed away Aug. 15, 2013, in Brewster, Wash.
Marvin was born June 7, 1933, in Bridgeport, Wash., to Ralph Buchanan and Anna Pederson Buchanan.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1953 to 1956 during the Korean Conflict. After honorable
discharge, Marvin returned to the Pateros area.
Marvin married Nada Otto on April 1, 1956. He worked for Heath Nursery prior to a long employment with John Neff Orchards and then Poirier Orchards until retirement.
Marvin is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nada Buchanan; and children: Janet (Charley) Chamberlain, Wenatchee, Wash., Ralph (Wendy) Buchanan, Pateros, Wash., Danny Buchanan, Pateros, Wash., Ardith (Don) Stivers, Pateros, Wash., and Linda Hosing, Mullan, Idaho.
He had five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by five sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Pateros Cemetery District, P.O. Box 184, Pateros, WA 98846