Our loving, wonderful mother, sister and friend, Rigmor J. Buchanan passed away, Jan. 3, 2002, from complications due to cancer.
She was born May 4, 1925 to Ella and Frederik Jorgensen at Barrit Station, Jylland, Denmark. She was raised in Alberta Canada. She moved to the United States and married Richard S. Buchanan on May 5, 1952 in the Mesa, Arizona Temple. They later divorced in 1972.
During her lifetime she resided in California, Arizona and Utah. Her
final years were spent in St. George, Utah devoting her life to family,
genealogy and working in the St. George Temple. Anyone who came in contact with her, found her to be a gentle, quiet strength.
She is survived by her five children, Lorna Rae (John) Larsen, St. George; Janice Culley, St. George; Vahl Frederik (Colleen) Buchanan, Salt Lake City, Utah; Richard Dee (Connie)
Buchanan, Phoenix, Arizona; Dianne (David) Ladd, Chandler, Arizona; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and her sister, Ruth (Leo) Grose, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is preceded in death by her parents and older sister, Anna Rose.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, 11 a.m. Bloomington Hills 6th Ward LDS Chapel, 750 E. Fort Pierce Dr. Visitation will be 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to services at the chapel under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.