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Monty H. Buchanan, age 60 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Friday (January 29, 2016) at home.

monty buchananHe was born on June 18, 1955 in Lawrenceville, IL to Hugh and Mildred (Montgomery) Buchanan.

Monty was a former police officer in Georgia, and previously managed the Bob Evans restaurant in Jasper.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, and  a member of the Jasper Knights of Columbus, where he was a 4th Degree Knight.

He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #147, where he served as the post Chaplin, chairman of the Boys and Girls State Program, and coordinated the Oratorical Program.


One Brother;

Michael Buchanan, Bloomington, IN

Two Nephews

Bryce Buchanan and Brock Buchanan

Preceding him in death was his parents, Hugh and Mildred Buchanan.

A Memorial Mass for Monty H. Buchanan will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday (February 5, 2016) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

There will be no visitation at Becher-Kluesner Funeral Homes, private burial will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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