YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Claire L. Buchmann, 82, died Wednesday (Nov. 11, 2009.
Born April 17, 1927, in New Orleans, La., to Bernard J. and Josephine (Donlon) Redler, she married William E. Buchmann, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Buchmann was a member of the Senior Center, Ypsilanti, and was a homemaker for 44 years in Constantine. She enjoyed cooking, reading, travel and spending time with her family, and visiting and corresponding with many friends.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Ypsilanti, who went out of her way to help others.
Two sisters, Leona Larzelere and Dolores Richard, both of New Orleans, survive as well as, three daughters, Karen (Curtis) Sherer, Sharon (Todd) Zimont and Kathleen Buchmann, and six grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Stark Funeral Service, 101 S. Washington St., Ypsilanti, and one hour prior to Monday's 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 410 W. Cross Street, Ypsilanti. The Rev. Bob Roggenbuck will officiate. Burial will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Visit www.starkfuneral.com to sign an online guestbook.